Lymphocyte transformation studies in drug hypersensitivity.

@article{Warrington1979LymphocyteTS,
  title={Lymphocyte transformation studies in drug hypersensitivity.},
  author={Richard John Warrington and K. S. Maurice Tse},
  journal={Canadian Medical Association journal},
  year={1979},
  volume={120 9},
  pages={1089-94}
}
In a group of patients with clinically diagnosed drug hypersensitivity the in vitro lymphocyte response to the suspected drug was assessed by the lymphocyte transformation test. The test gave positive results in all 15 patients with penicillin-induced immediate or accelerated allergic reactions and positive immediate skin-test reactivity to the major or the… CONTINUE READING