oa South African Medical Journal - Allergic reaction to dextran : case history report
|Article Title||Allergic reaction to dextran : case history report|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 *Department of Surgery, University of Cape Town, and Groote Schuur Hospital **Department of Surgery, University of Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Nov 1952|
|Pages||945 - 946|
|Keyword(s)||Allergy and Dextran|
A case report is given of a severe allergic reaction following the administration of 60 c.c. dextran intravenously. Some observations on allergenic and antigenic reactions reported in the literature are reviewed, and it is suggested in conclusion that greater caution should be exercised in the use of dextran.
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