Serum Sickness--like Reaction Possibly Associated with Meropenem Use

Ralph, Edward D.; John, Michael; Rieder, Michael J.; Bombassaro, Anne Marie
June 2003
Clinical Infectious Diseases;6/1/2003, Vol. 36 Issue 11, pe149
Academic Journal
Serum sickness-like reactions most commonly occur secondary to drug administration. We describe a serum sickness-like reaction that was possibly associated with meropenem therapy.


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