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November 26, 2001

Antibiotic-Induced Agranulocytosis: A Monocentric Study of 21 Cases

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Copyright 2001 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.2001

Arch Intern Med. 2001;161(21):2619. doi:

During 15 years (1985-2000), 102 cases of drug-induced agranulocytosis have been registered in a prospective cohort study (partial data previously published1). Twenty-one cases of antibiotic-induced agranulocytosis have been registered. All cases were notified in the Centre de Pharmacovigilance d'Alsace, Alsace, France. Clinical characteristics of these 21 cases of antibiotic-induced agranulocytosis are herein described.