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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
 
Another innovation in the industry. I also hope that this DNA testing will soon be able to figure out other strains of allergy other than carbamazipine just by simply doing the test. Imagine how useful this can be if in the beginning you'll be ab...
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It is good improvement especially for allergic patients that carbamazepine sensitivity is being tested by DNA screening test. As we know that carbamazepine is anti-convulsant drug that is being commonly used in children to treat epilepsy and nerve pa...
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