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Penicillin allergy label persists despite negative testing

Gerace, K. and Phillips, E. (2015) Penicillin allergy label persists despite negative testing. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 135 (2). AB113.

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Studies support a public health imperative to de-label patients of penicillin allergy, however, “de-labeling” is only effective if acted upon. We hypothesized that persistence of a penicillin allergy label despite negative penicillin testing (PT) would be prevalent, impairing the utility and cost-effectiveness of PT.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publisher: Mosby Inc.
Copyright: © 2015 Elsevier Inc.
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