Persistence of cyclosporine after withdrawal of the drug in a patient with chronic liver transplant rejection: Role of the monoethylglycinexylidine test

Rahul M. Jindal, Mark D. Pescovitz, Oscar W. Cummings, Benita Book, Lawrence Lumeng, Martin L. Milgrom, Stephen B. Leapman, Ronald S. Filo

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Abstract

Patients with chronic rejection of liver allografts may show persistently high cyclosporine levels. This phenomenon may be due to a down-regulation of the P450 cytochrome system. The monoethylglycinexylidine test was useful in confirming this hypothesis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1657-1658
Number of pages2
JournalTransplantation
Volume61
Issue number11
StatePublished - Jun 15 1996

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Jindal, R. M., Pescovitz, M. D., Cummings, O. W., Book, B., Lumeng, L., Milgrom, M. L., Leapman, S. B., & Filo, R. S. (1996). Persistence of cyclosporine after withdrawal of the drug in a patient with chronic liver transplant rejection: Role of the monoethylglycinexylidine test. Transplantation, 61(11), 1657-1658.