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Teicoplanin-Induced Anaphylactic Reaction in Children: A Case Report

Paediatric Department, Northwick Park Hospital, London HA1 3UJ, UK
Paediatric Infectious Diseases Research Group, Institute for Infection and Immunity, St. George’s, University of London, London SW17 0RE, UK
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Pharmacy 2018, 6(4), 110;
Received: 24 August 2018 / Revised: 19 September 2018 / Accepted: 30 September 2018 / Published: 9 October 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Rare and Imported Paediatric Infections)
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Teicoplanin is now increasingly used as a first-line prophylactic therapy for major surgical procedures, treatment of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections and for those with reported penicillin allergy. Teicoplanin is rarely associated with anaphylaxis and there is limited information on the prevalence of teicoplanin-induced perioperative anaphylaxis. Here, we describe a case of a 12-year-old child with teicoplanin-induced anaphylaxis peri-operatively. View Full-Text
Keywords: teicoplanin; anaphylaxis; children teicoplanin; anaphylaxis; children
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Oligbu, G.; Ahmed, L. Teicoplanin-Induced Anaphylactic Reaction in Children: A Case Report. Pharmacy 2018, 6, 110.

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