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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In addition to ADDvance O2 precision allowing for more accurate levels of oxygen and humidity, it does so without cross-sensitivity effects and ensures a constant level of oxygen during the process.
Fixed drug eruption with ornidazole having cross-sensitivity to secnidazole but not to other nitro-imidazole compounds: A case report.
This is a good time to mention that there is potential cephalosporin cross-sensitivity in patients with a true penicillin allergy (4% to 10% of cases) that has been observed predominantly with first-generation cephalosporins.
The yellowing that results from this reaction is measured via photoelectric photometry with accurate readings to <20 ppb HCHO, without significant cross-sensitivity, making it suitable for indoor air quality (IAO) applications.
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.
It also exhibits extremely low cross-sensitivity to rotation on other axes and acceleration.
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.