Beta-Lactam and Sulfonamide Allergy Testing Should Be a Standard of Care in Immunocompromised Host.

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Beta-Lactam and Sulfonamide Allergy Testing Should Be a Standard of Care in Immunocompromised Host.

J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2019 Jun 13;:

Authors: Trubiano JA, Slavin MA, Thursky KA, Grayson ML, Phillips EJ

Abstract
Antibiotic allergies are reported in up to 1 in 4 immunocompromised hosts with significant impacts on antibiotic utilization and patient outcomes. Health services programs focused on de-labeling beta-lactam and sulfonamide allergy labels should be a standard of care in immunocompromised hosts.

PMID: 31253580 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]