cross-sensitivity

cross-sensitivity

a sensitivity to one substance that predisposes an individual to sensitivity to other substances that are related in chemical structure. Cross sensitivity with allergic reactions may develop between antibiotics of similar chemical structures.
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Exercise caution in patients with known hypersensitivity to glycopeptides due to the possibility of cross-sensitivity.
The unit eliminates cross-sensitivity to water vapor.
It features low-angle, forward-scattering detection principle that reduces cross-sensitivity due to changing particle characteristics; minimum detection limit of <0.
Although there are still issues with cross-sensitivity, Horsfall hopes to have sensor arrays that can identify unique gases in a mixture within a year.
12) There is abundant cross-sensitivity in the entire family of NSAIDs, but recent studies have shown that several of the COX-2 inhibitors are safe for patients with aspirin sensitivity.
Thus, people with latex allergy have a tendency to develop cross-sensitivity with the poinsettia plant.
Users can access advisory information, including government and industry guidelines and sensor cross-sensitivity reports.
Sensor tips are available at the tap of the screen, including government and industry guidelines and sensor cross-sensitivity information.
38 mm micro-sensor is capable of detecting hydrogen from "zero to 100 percent lower explosive limit (LEL);" does not have cross-sensitivity to methane and other flammable gases; and has a power consumption of less than 25 milliwatts.
Cross-sensitivity with NSAIDs can produce life-threatening respiratory complications.
Having identified the problem, Prytherch and his colleagues developed and rigorously tested a novel method for correcting the data for the cross-sensitivity to humidity.
Settipane R, Schrank P, Simon RA, et al: Prevalence of cross-sensitivity with acetaminophen in aspirin sensitive subjects.