Antibiotic therapy: a major cause of drug-induced jaundice in southwest England.

@article{Hussaini2007AntibioticTA,
  title={Antibiotic therapy: a major cause of drug-induced jaundice in southwest England.},
  author={S. Hussaini and Ciara S. O'Brien and Edward J Despott and Harry Richard Dalton},
  journal={European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology},
  year={2007},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={15-20}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the incidence and causes of drug-induced jaundice in a rural community. METHODS A retrospective analysis of 800 patients presenting to a single-centre jaundice referral system serving a community of 400 000 over a period of 66 months (1998-2004). Standard criteria for drug-induced liver injury were applied to patients with a putative diagnosis of drug-induced jaundice. The incidence rates per prescription of drug-induced jaundice caused by co-amoxiclav and… CONTINUE READING
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