Title
Allergy to chlorhexidine : beware of the central venous catheter Allergy to chlorhexidine : beware of the central venous catheter
Author
Faculty/Department
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Publication type
article
Publication
Brussel ,
Subject
Human medicine
Source (journal)
Acta anaesthesiologica belgica. - Brussel, 1950, currens
Volume/pages
63(2012) :4 , 4 p.
ISSN
0001-5164
Carrier
E
Target language
English (eng)
Affiliation
University of Antwerp
Abstract
The example reported here illustrates the frequent belief that innocent products such as central venous catheters do not produce allergic reactions. However, they might be impregnated with chlorhexidine and elicit serious life-threatening anaphylaxis in patients with allergy to this antiseptic agent.
E-info
https://repository.uantwerpen.be/docman/iruaauth/9b10f8/ce3399f8ced.pdf
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