Penicillin skin testing in hospitalized patients with β-lactam allergies: Effect on antibiotic selection and cost1

King et al., 2016

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Implementation of an infectious disease fellow managed penicillin allergy skin testing service2

Heil et al., 2016

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Is this patient really penicillin allergic?3

Fleming-Dutra, 2016

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Position Statement: Penicillin allergy4

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, 2016

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Health care use and serious infection prevalence associated with penicillin “allergy” in hospitalized patients: A cohort study.5

Macy & Contreras, 2014

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The impact of penicillin skin testing on clinical practice and antimicrobial stewardship.6

Rimawi et al., 2013

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Penicillin skin testing: potential implications for antimicrobial stewardship.7

Unger et al, 2014

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Improving surgical antibiotic options with penicillin allergy testing.8

Pongdee et al., 2014

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Penicillin skin testing is a safe and effective tool for evaluating penicillin allergy in the pediatric population.9

Fox & Park, 2014

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Penicillin skin testing in patients with a history of beta-lactam allergy.10

del Real et al., 2007

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The rational clinical examination. Is this patient allergic to penicillin? An evidence-based analysis of the likelihood of penicillin allergy.11

Salkind et al., 2001

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References

  • 1. King, E. A., Challa, S., Curtin, P., & Bielory, L. (2016). Penicillin skin testing in hospitalized patients with β-lactam allergies. Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, 117(1), 67-71. doi:10.1016/j.anai.2016.04.021
  • 2. Heil, E. L., Bork, J. T., Schmalzle, S. A., Kleinberg, M., Kewalramani, A., Gilliam, B. L., & Buchwald, U. K. (2016). Implementation of an Infectious Disease Fellow-Managed Penicillin Allergy Skin Testing Service. Open Forum Infectious Diseases, 3(3). doi:10.1093/ofid/ofw155
  • 3. Fleming-Dutra, K. (2016, September 8). Is This Patient Really Allergic to Penicillin? Retrieved from http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/868552
  • 4. American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology. (2016). Position Statement: Penicillin Allergy. Retrieved from https://www.aaaai.org/Aaaai/media/MediaLibrary/PDF%20Documents/Practice%20and%20Parameters/AAAAI-PAAR-position-statement-9-16.pdf
  • 5. Macy, E., & Contreras, R. (2014). Health care use and serious infection prevalence associated with penicillin “allergy” in hospitalized patients: A cohort study. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 133(3), 790-796. doi:10.1016/j.jaci.2013.09.021
  • 6. Rimawi, R. H., Cook, P. P., Gooch, M., Kabchi, B., Ashraf, M. S., Rimawi, B. H., Gebregziabher M., Siraj, D. S. (2013). The impact of penicillin skin testing on clinical practice and antimicrobial stewardship. Journal of Hospital Medicine, 8(6), 341-345. doi:10.1002/jhm.2036
  • 7. Unger, N. R., Gauthier, T. P., & Cheung, L. W. (2013). Penicillin Skin Testing: Potential Implications for Antimicrobial Stewardship. Pharmacotherapy: The Journal of Human Pharmacology and Drug Therapy, 33(8), 856-867. doi:10.1002/phar.1288
  • 8. Pongdee, T., Theti, A., Rodrigues, E., & Alvardo, J. I. (2014, November 9). Improving surgical antibiotic options with penicillin allergy testing. Retrieved from https://www.mdlinx.com/allergy-immunology/conference-abstract.cfm/31141/?conf_id=103788&searchstring=&coverage_day=0&nonus=0&page=2
  • 9. Fox, S. J., & Park, M. A. (2014). Penicillin Skin Testing Is a Safe and Effective Tool for Evaluating Penicillin Allergy in the Pediatric Population. The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice, 2(4), 439-444. doi:10.1016/j.jaip.2014.04.013
  • 10. Real, G. A., Rose, M. E., Ramirez-Atamoros, M. T., Hammel, J., Gordon, S. M., Arroliga, A. C., & Arroliga, M. E. (2007). Penicillin skin testing in patients with a history of β-lactam allergy. Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, 98(4), 355-359. doi:10.1016/s1081-1206(10)60882-4
  • 11. Salkind, A. R., Cuddy, P. G., & Foxworth, J. W. (2001). Is This Patient Allergic to Penicillin? JAMA, 285(19), 2498. doi:10.1001/jama.285.19.2498