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ASH: Asparaginase Erwinia Chrysanthemi ‘Well Tolerated’ Among Patients with ALL and L-ASP Allergy

Asparaginase Erwinia chrysanthemi (marketed as Erwinaze) is well tolerated among children and young adults diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) who have developed hypersensitivity to the Escherichia coli-derived L-asparaginase (L-ASP), according to compassionate use protocol data presented during the 54th American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting and Exposition. L-ASP is part of standard chemotherapy regimens for ALL.

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