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Dosing Rasburicase in a Patient at Risk for the Tumor Lysis Syndrome

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology
Endocrinology

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Description:

Rasburicase is a urate oxidase that degrades uric acid to the more soluble allantoin. It is a recombinant protein cloned from Aspergillus flavus. It is useful in patients with the tumor lysis syndrome (TLS) complicated by hyperuricemia.

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