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Skin reaction: case report
In a study, a patient [age and sex not stated] was described,
who developed skin reaction during treatment with
chlorhexidine [dosage and duration of treatment to reaction
onset not stated] for disinfection. The patient had HIV infection
with cryptococcal meningitis. The patient received intensive
treatment protocol, which included administration of
fluconazole, amphotericin B [Amphotericin B deoxycholate],
with daily lumbar puncture, followed by intrathecal
administration of amphotericin B liposomal [AmbiSome].
During the procedure, topical chlorhexidine was used as a
disinfectant. Subsequently, the patient developed skin reaction
to chlorhexidine [outcome not stated].
Author comment: "One patient had a skin reaction to
chlorhexidine, which was used as disinfectant."
Alvarez-Uria G, et al. Safety and tolerability of intrathecal liposomal amphotericin
B (AmBisome) in HIV infected patients with cryptococcal meningitis. International
Journal of Antimicrobial Agents 50 (Suppl. 1): S82 abstr. O3-OI05, Sep 2017.
Available from: URL: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0924-8579(17)30341-2 [abstract] -
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