The importance of vancomycin in drug rash with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (dress) syndrome

Allergy and Asthma Proceedings, 04/20/2012

Causative agents for Drug rash with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS) syndrome in an inpatient setting is likely different from that seen in the general population. With increasing use of vancomycin, the authors are likely to see more cases of DRESS syndrome caused by vancomycin. Recognition of vancomycin as a common cause of inpatient DRESS syndrome is important.

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