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DNA screening introduced in KKH to detect allergies to carbamazepine
 

DNA screening introduced in KKH to detect allergies to carbamazepine

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Carbamazepine is a drug used in the treatment of paediatric epilepsy and nerve pain encompassing trigeminal neuralgia and diabetic neuropathy, among others. The KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH) has rolled out a DNA screening test to identify patients who might be allergic to the anticonvulsant medication, carbamazepine.
 
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31 Dec 2016 - General