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Penicillin allergies, end-of-life care

Among the cohort, 1,365 developed MRSA (442 participants with penicillin allergy and 923 comparators) and 1,688 developed C. ... This analysis emphasises the importance of performing outpatient antibiotic stewardship and the role that penicillin allergy
November 2018

Penicillin allergy associated with risk of MRSA, C. diff, due to use of other antibiotics

Systematically addressing penicillin allergies may be an important public health strategy to reduce the incidence of MRSA and C. ... This analysis emphasises the importance of performing outpatient antibiotic stewardship and the role that penicillin
July 2018

The return of penicillin

The vast majority of patients who think they have penicillin allergies actually don't when they undergo penicillin allergy skin testing,” said Emily Heil, PharmD, of the University of Maryland School ... Dr. Blumenthal noted. “The likelihood of true
January 2017

Avoiding beta-lactam therapy in hospitalized patients with self-reported allergies may lead to more adverse events

The predictors of interest were history of beta-lactam allergy and receipt of preferred beta-lactam therapy. ... Results were published online July 8 by Clinical Infectious Diseases. Among 507 patients, 95 (23%) reported beta-lactam allergy.
July 2016

CDC committee recommends specific flu vaccine as an option for people with egg allergy

49 years with egg allergy. ... Unlike other available seasonal flu vaccines, FluBlok does not use the influenza virus or chicken eggs in its manufacturing process and can be used in adults with an egg allergy of
July 2013

In the News

flu season for people aged 18 through 49 years with egg allergy. ... Unlike other available seasonal flu vaccines, FluBlok does not use the influenza virus or chicken eggs in its manufacturing process and can be used in adults with an egg allergy of
October 2013

Unapproved prescription cough, cold, allergy meds pulled

The FDA ordered the market removal of a large number of prescription oral cough, cold, and allergy products last week.
March 2011

Pearls from an ID doc

One factor that could clearly affect which antibiotic a patient receives is allergies. ... Both are type I reactions—genuine allergies—according to the Gell-Coombs classification of hypersensitivity reactions.
August 2013

Penicillin skin testing de-escalated antibiotic prescribing, saved patients money

Among patients with reported penicillin allergy, nearly all had a negative result, which was associated with increased use of penicillin or cephalosporin and hundreds of dollars of cost savings compared to ... The authors emphasized that penicillin skin
March 2019

In the News

The predictors of interest were history of beta-lactam allergy and receipt of preferred beta-lactam therapy. ... Results were published in the Oct. 1 Clinical Infectious Diseases. Among 507 patients, 95 (23%) reported beta-lactam allergy.
October 2016

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