Hypersensitivity, Allergy & IRIS
- Category: Hypersensitivity, Allergy & IRIS
- Published on Wednesday, 23 May 2012 00:00
- Written by Press Release
As described in the May 19, 2012, advance online edition of AIDS, scientists have revealed how the nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor abacavir (Ziagen, also in the Epzicom combination pill) can cause hypersensitivity in the small proportion of individuals with the HLA-B*5701 gene variation.