The association between DRESS and the diminished numbers of peripheral B lymphocytes and natural killer cells

Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, 04/26/2012

A decrease in B–cell and natural killer (NK) –cell counts was the most consistent finding associated with the onset of antibiotic–induced DRESS in the patients. This immunologic alteration might be a useful predictor of drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS) development.

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