Allergic sensitization in kidney-transplanted patients prevails under tacrolimus treatment.

@article{Gruber2011AllergicSI,
  title={Allergic sensitization in kidney-transplanted patients prevails under tacrolimus treatment.},
  author={Saskia Gruber and Kerstin Tiringer and Eleonora Dehlink and Thomas Eiwegger and Elisa Mayer and Hermina Konstantin and Z Kikic and Ana Cl{\'a}udia Bento Graf and Zsolt Sz{\'e}pfalusi},
  journal={Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology},
  year={2011},
  volume={41 8},
  pages={
          1125-32
        }
}
BACKGROUND Type I allergies have repeatedly been reported after solid organ transplantation despite T cell-targeted immunosuppressive therapy. A causal relationship with tacrolimus has been proposed. OBJECTIVE The present study directly compared the occurrence of allergic sensitization and disease under tacrolimus- vs. cyclosporin A-based immunosuppressive therapy. METHODS The prevalences of IgE-mediated sensitization and allergy were assessed in a cross-sectional study of kidney… CONTINUE READING
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