CD63 expression by flow cytometry in the in vitro diagnosis of allergy to omeprazole
Gamboa PM, Sanz ML, Urrutia I, Jáuregui I, Antépara I, Diéguez I, De Weck AL.
Department of Allergology and Clinical Immunology, University Clinic of Navarra, Apartado 4209, 31008 Pamplona, Spain.
To date, six cases of anaphylactic reactions to protein-pump inhibitors have been reported in the literature.
The presence of in vitro specific IgE against these drugs could not be proven in any of those cases. The usefulness of the basophil activation test in the in vitro diagnosis of allergic reactions to drugs has been described here.
CITATION Allergy. 2003 Jun;58(6):538-9