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Volume 2019 |Article ID 2489429 | 3 pages |

Erratum to “An Updated Review of the Molecular Mechanisms in Drug Hypersensitivity”

Received19 Sep 2018
Accepted23 Sep 2018
Published31 Jan 2019

In the article titled “An Updated Review of the Molecular Mechanisms in Drug Hypersensitivity” [1], the format of Table 1 was unclear. Additionally, “B38:01 SJS/TEN Spanish [231]” should belong to Phenytoin not Carbamazepine. The updated table is shown below.

Associated drugHLA alleleHypersensitivity reactionsEthnicityReference

Aromatic anticonvulsants
CarbamazepineB15:02SJS/TENHan Chinese, Thai, Indian, Malaysian, Vietnam, Singapore, Hong Kong[45, 82, 83, 226–230]
A31:01DRESSHan Chinese, European, Spanish[86, 87, 231]
A31:01DRESS/SJS/TENNorthern European, Japanese, Korean[88–90]
B15:11SJS/TENHan Chinese, Japanese, Korean,[89, 232, 233]
OxcarbazepineB15:02SJS/TENHan Chinese, Thai[81, 84]
PhenytoinB15:02SJS/TENHan Chinese, Thai[81, 83]
B15:02, B13:01, B51:01SJS/TENHan Chinese, Japanese, Malaysian[91]
A33:03, B38:02, B51:01, B56:02, B58:01, C14:02SJS/TENThai[235]
CYP2C93DRESS/SJS/TENHan Chinese, Japanese, Malaysian[91]
LamotrigineB15:02SJS/TENHan Chinese[81, 85, 237]
B38, B58:01, A68:01, Cw07:18SJS/TENEuropean[93, 238]

AllopurinolB58:01DRESSHan Chinese, Thai, Japanese, Korean, European[92–96]

Antiretroviral drugs
AbacavirB57:01HSSEuropean, African[98, 99]
B14:02, Cw08:01, Cw08:02HSSSardinian, Japanese[102, 241]

Beta-LactamDR9, DR14.1, DR17, DR4Immediate type drug hypersensitivityChinese[243]
DRA rs7192, DRA rs8084Immediate type drug hypersensitivitySpanish, Italian[66]
CotrimoxazoleB15:02, C06:02, C08:01SJS/TENThai[244]
DapsoneB13:01HSSHan Chinese[105]
SulfonamideA29, B12, DR7TENEuropean[245]

AspirinDRB113:02, DRB106:09Urticaria/angioedemaKorean[74]
Aspirin and other NSAIDsDRB111Urticaria/angioedema and hypotension/laryngeal edemaSpanish[246]
Aspirin and other NSAIDsB44, Cw5Chronic idiopathic urticariaItalian[75]
Oxicam NSAIDsB73:01SJS/TENEuropean[93]

Other drugs
MethazolamideB59:01, CW01:02SJS/TENKorean, Japanese[108]

DRESS: drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms; HSS: hypersensitivity syndrome; MPE: maculopapular exanthema; NSAIDs: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs; SJS: Stevens-Johnson syndrome; TEN: toxic epidermal necrolysis.


  1. C.-B. Chen, R. Abe, R.-Y. Pan et al., “An updated review of the molecular mechanisms in drug hypersensitivity,” Journal of Immunology Research, vol. 2018, Article ID 6431694, 22 pages, 2018. View at: Publisher Site | Google Scholar

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