Drug hypersensitivity in HIV

  title={Drug hypersensitivity in HIV},
  author={E. Phillips and S. Mallal},
  journal={Current Opinion in Allergy and Clinical Immunology},
  • E. Phillips, S. Mallal
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Allergy and Clinical Immunology
  • Purpose of reviewDrug hypersensitivity has been reported to occur 100 times more commonly in those living with HIV. In the first decade of HIV treatment, this mainly involved drugs used to treat HIV-related infections but now primarily includes drugs used to treat HIV. This review focuses on the current knowledge of the epidemiology, pathophysiology and clinical features of drug hypersensitivity reactions of drugs used in the management of the HIV-infected patient. Recent findingsOur… CONTINUE READING
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