Fatal reaction to para-amino-salicylic acid and streptomycin: case report
Mittal, O.P.; Singh, Gurhej and Raj, B. (1963) Fatal reaction to para-amino-salicylic acid and streptomycin: case report. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 10 (2). pp. 72-73.
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A case of fatal hypersensitivity to anti-tuberculous drugs viz. streptomycin and PAS has been reported in the literature. The suddenness with which these, reactions occur, their relentless progress to a fatal termination despite all possible treatment point to the need of a method of determining and anticpiating such a catastrophic reactions specially in countries like ours, where, by far the largest majority of patients take treatment in their homes without any supervision.
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