Azithromycin Anaphylaxis in Children

  title={Azithromycin Anaphylaxis in Children},
  author={Francesca Mori and Lisa Pecorari and Stefano Pantano and Maria Elisabetta Rossi and Neri Pucci and Maurizio de Martino and Elio Novembre},
  journal={International Journal of Immunopathology and Pharmacology},
  pages={121 - 126}
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… 

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