Azithromycin Anaphylaxis in Children

  title={Azithromycin Anaphylaxis in Children},
  author={F. Mori and L. Pecorari and S. Pantano and M. E. Rossi and N. Pucci and M. de Martino and E. Novembre},
  journal={International Journal of Immunopathology and Pharmacology},
  pages={121 - 126}
  • F. Mori, L. Pecorari, +4 authors E. Novembre
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of Immunopathology and Pharmacology
  • Allergic reactions associated to the use of macrolides are uncommon; in particular only two cases of anaphylaxis with erithromycin and clarithromycin have been reported to date. The aim of this study was to investigate macrolide-induced anaphylaxis. Between December 2007 and December 2011, 136 consecutive children were referred to the Allergy Unit of A. Meyer Children's Hospital because of a past history of reactions to macrolides. Allergy work-ups were carried out according to the European… CONTINUE READING
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