Fatal multi-organ failure following anaphylactic shock induced by ceftriaxone

Livio Milone, Elvira Ventura Spagnolo, Imbesi, Minciullo, Cafeo, Michele Navarra, Carmen Mannucci, Calapai, Sebastiano Gangemi, Gioacchino Calapai

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In the latest years, based on the wide use of cephalosporins for antibiotic therapy, a large interest focused on the identification of causal relationship of adverse reactions after their prescription. We report a case of fatal anaphylactic shock following the administration of ceftriaxone in a woman who had tolerated the previous exposure to the drug. This case adds a contribution to the few cases reported in literature to further suggest the possibility of severe anaphylaxis after the administration of ceftriaxone even in patients without any previous reaction to this drug.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)10-12
Numero di pagine3
RivistaReview of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2014

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