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Successful cholecalciferol desensitisation in a case of delayed hypersensitivity

Anantharajah, Anthea; Lamproglou, Anthony; Bridle, Sylvia; Chen, Weiwen; Tong, Winnie

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Hypersensitivity to cholecalciferol (vitamin D3) or its active metabolite, calcitriol, is an exceedingly rare clinical phenomenon, with only 2 previously reported cases of suspected immediate hypersensitivity. Diagnosis of delayed drug hypersensitivity reactions is inherently difficult due to the lack of any robust in vitro diagnostic assay, particularly in those patients for whom provocation testing confers an unacceptable risk. In these situations, diagnosis relies on reproducible clinical...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/281429
Source: Asia Pacific Allergy
DOI: 10.5415/apallergy.2019.9.e14
Access Rights: Open Access

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