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Treatment outcomes of rapid desensitisation protocols for chemotherapeutic agents and monoclonal antibodies following hypersensitivity reactions

Kuo, James C; Hawkins, Carolyn; Yip, Desmond


Background: Hypersensitivity reactions (HSR) to chemotherapeutic agents and monoclonal antibodies are common and may limit further therapeutic options. Drug desensitisation aims to induce a temporary clinical unresponsiveness to drug antigens so the causative drugs of HSR can continue to be administered. Rapid desensitisation using standardised protocols has been conducted by the Department of Immunology at The Canberra Hospital for patients who developed HSR to chemotherapeutic agents and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Internal Medicine Journal
DOI: 10.1111/imj.12320


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