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Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Jul 12. pii: ciz646. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciz646. [Epub ahead of print]

Graded Dalbavancin Challenge in a Patient with Severe Vancomycin Hypersensitivity Reaction.

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1
Department of Pharmacy, Harborview Medical Center, and School of Pharmacy, University of Washington Seattle, WA, USA.
2
Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy & Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA.

Abstract

Cross-reactivity should be considered when treating patients with a previous hypersensitivity reaction within the same class of antibiotics that share similar chemical structures. This case report describes a patient with severe hypersensitivity reaction to vancomycin who successfully tolerated a dalbavancin graded challenge.

PMID:
31300814
DOI:
10.1093/cid/ciz646

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