Can HLA-B*5701 Testing Help Avoid Abacavir Hypersensitivity Reaction? (July 25, 2007)
Avoiding abacavir hypersensitivity reaction may be as easy as screening for the HLA-B*5701 allele in any HIV-infected, abacavir-naive patient for whom abacavir therapy is being considered. Graeme Moyle, M.D., reports.
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