Delayed-type hypersensitivity and cross-reactivity to heparins and danaparoid: a prospective study.


BACKGROUND Delayed-type hypersensitivity (DTH) reactions in patients receiving heparin may occur with both unfractionated (UFHs) and low molecular weight heparins (LMWHs). Skin testing is a clue to detect tolerated heparin or heparinoid preparations for further treatment. OBJECTIVE To study in vivo cross-reactivity between LMWHs, UFHs, and danaparoid by… (More)