Pediatric UC: study shows high rate of 5-ASA intolerance

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Takeaway

  • This study found a relatively high incidence of 5-aminosalicylate (5-ASA) intolerance; besides a challenge test, elevation of C-reactive protein (CRP) and positive drug-induced lymphocyte stimulation test (DLST) support diagnosis of 5-ASA intolerance.

Why this matters

  • 5-ASA is w...