Last Posted: Jul 25, 2019
- Genetic testing for prevention of severe drug-induced skin rash.
Alfirevic Ana et al. The Cochrane database of systematic reviews 2019 Jul 7CD010891
- Pharmacogenomic Advances in the Prediction and Prevention of Cutaneous Idiosyncratic Drug Reactions.
Pan R-Y et al. Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics 2017 102(1) 86-97
- Stevens-Johnson syndrome/toxic epidermal necrolysis in Jewish and Arab populations.
Firer Maria et al. Epilepsia 2018 59(7) 1469-1470
- Diagnostic utility of HLA-B*5801 screening in severe allopurinol hypersensitivity syndrome: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis.
Yu Kuang-Hui et al. International journal of rheumatic diseases 2017 Sep 20(9) 1057-1071
- Pharmacogenetic testing in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA): policy recommendations from the VHA Clinical Pharmacogenetics Subcommittee.
Vassy Jason L et al. Genetics in medicine : official journal of the American College of Medical Genetics 2018 Jun
- Association of HLA-A*31:01 Screening With the Incidence of Carbamazepine-Induced Cutaneous Adverse Reactions in a Japanese Population.
Mushiroda Taisei et al. JAMA neurology 2018 Apr
- The cost-effectiveness of HLA-B*5801 screening to guide initial urate-lowering therapy for gout in the United States.
Jutkowitz Eric et al. Seminars in arthritis and rheumatism 2017 Apr 46(5) 594-600
- Cost-effectiveness analysis of HLA-B*58: 01 genetic testing before initiation of allopurinol therapy to prevent allopurinol-induced Stevens-Johnson syndrome/toxic epidermal necrolysis in a Malaysian population.
Chong Huey Yi et al. Pharmacogenetics and genomics 2017 Nov
- Research Directions in Genetic Predispositions to Stevens-Johnson Syndrome / Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis.
Manolio Teri A et al. Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics 2017 Nov
- A success story in pharmacogenomics: genetic ID card for SJS/TEN.
Sukasem Chonlaphat et al. Pharmacogenomics 2016 Apr 17(5) 455-8
- Personalized medicine approaches in epilepsy.
Walker L E et al. J. Intern. Med. 2015 Feb (2) 218-34
- Clinical Pharmacogenetics Implementation Consortium guidelines for human leukocyte antigen-B genotype and allopurinol dosing.
- Cost-effectiveness analysis of HLA-B*5801 testing in preventing allopurinol-induced SJS/TEN in Thai population.
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