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Drug (Penicillin) Allergy References

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Baretto, R. L., Beck, S., Heslegrave, J., Melchior, C., Mohamed, O., Ekbote, A., Huissoon, A. P., & Krishna, M. T. (2017). Validation of international consensus equation for acute serum total tryptase in mast cell activation: A perioperative perspective. Allergy, 72(12), 2031-2034.

Blanca, M., Mayorga, C., Torres, M. J., Reche, M., Moya, M. C., Rodriguez, J. L., & Romano, A., Juarez, C. (2001). Clinical evaluation of Pharmacia CAP System RAST FEIA amoxicilloyl and benzylpenicilloyl in patients with penicillin allergy. Allergy, 56(9), 862-870.

Blanca, M., Romano, A., Torres, M. J., Fernandez, J., Mayorga, C., Rodriguez, J., ... Atanaskovic-Markovic, M. (2009). Update on the evaluation of hypersensitivity reactions to betalactams. Allergy, 64(2), 183-193.

Bourke, J., Pavlos, R., James, I., & Phillips, E. (2015). Improving the Effectiveness of Penicillin Allergy De-labelling. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract, 3(3), 365-374.

Brockow, K., Garvey, L. H., Aberer, W., Atanaskovic-Markovic, M., Barbaud, A., Bilo, M.B... Terreehorst, I. (2013). Skin test concentrations for systemically administered drugs -- an ENDA/EAACI Drug Allergy Interest Group position paper. Allergy, 68(6), 702-712.

Castells, M., Khan, D. A., & Phillips, E. J. (2019). Penicillin Allergy. N Engl J Med, 381(24), 2338-2351.

Caubet, J. C., Kaiser, L., Lemaitre, B., Fellay, B., Gervaix, A., & Eigenmann, P. A. (2011). The role of penicillin in benign skin rashes in childhood: a prospective study based on drug rechallenge. J Allergy Clin Immunol, 127(1), 218-222.

Demoly, P., Adkinson, N. F., Brockow, K., …. Thong, B. Y-H. (2014) International Consensus on Drug Allergy. Allergy. European Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 69, 420-437.

Drewett, G. P., Encena, J., Gregory, J., Franlin, L., & Trubiano, J. (2022). Anaphylaxis in Victoria: presentations to emergency departments, with a focus on drug‐ and antimicrobial‐related cases. Med J Aust 216(10), 520-524 doi: 10.5694/mja2.51459

Hjortlund, J., Mortz, C. G., Skov, P. S., & Bindslev-Jensen, C. (2013). Diagnosis of penicillin allergy revisited: the value of case history, skin testing, specific IgE and prolonged challenge. Allergy, 68(8), 1057–1064.

Lucas, M. & Vale, S. (2022). Drug-induced anaphylaxis in Australia: we need a national drug allergy registry. Med J Aust , 216(10), 515-516.

Mirakian, R., Leech, S. C., Krishna, M. T., Richter, G., Huber, P. A. J., Farooque, S., … Nasser, S. M. (2015). Management of allergy to penicillins and other beta-lactams. Clin Exp Allergy, 45(2), 300–327.

Patriarca, G., Schiavino, D., Nucera, E., & Milani, A. (1996). Positive allergological tests may turn negative with no further exposure to the specific allergen: a long-term, prospective, follow-up study in patients allergic to penicillin. J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol, 6(3), 162-165.

Romano, A., Gueant-Rodriguez, R-M., Viola, M., Amoghly, F., Gaeta, F., Nicolas, J-P, & Gueant, J-L. (2005). Diagnosing immediate reactions to cephalosporins. Clin Exp Allergy , 35, 1234-1242.

Romano, A. & Caubet, J-C. (2014). Antibiotic allergies in children and adults: from clinical symptoms to skin testing diagnosis. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract, 2 (1), 3-12.

Romano, A., Gaeta, F., Valluzzi, R. L., Zaffiro, A., Caruso, C., & Quaratino, D. (2014). Natural evolution of skin-test sensitivity in patients with IgE-mediated hypersensitivity to cephalosporins. Allergy, 69(6), 806-809.

Sagar, P. S. & Katelaris, C. H. (2013). Utility of penicillin allergy testing in patients presenting with a history of penicillin allergy. Asia Pacific Allergy, 3(2), 115-119.

Solensky, R. (2014). Penicillin allergy as a public health measure. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 133(3), 797–798.  DOI: 10.1016/j.jaci.2013.10.032

Testi, S., Severino, M.,Iorno, M. L., Capretti, S., Ermini, G., Macchia, D., & Campi, P. (2010). Nonirritating concentration for skin testing with cephalosporins. J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol, 20(2), 171-172.

Solensky, R., & Khan, D.A. (ed) (2010). Drug Allergy: An Updated Practice Parameter. Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, 105, 273e78. Thong, B., and Vervolet, D. (ed) (2014). Drug Allergies. World Allergy Organisation (WAO).

Torres, M. J., Blanca, M., Fernandez, J., Romano, A., Weck, A., Aberer, W… Demoly, P., ENDA, EAACI Interest Group on Drug Hypersensitivity. (2003). Diagnosis of immediate allergic reactions to beta-lactam antibiotics. Allergy; 58(10), 961-972.

Torres, M. J., Romano, A., Mayorga, C., Moya, M. C., Guzman, A. E., Reche, M., Juarez, C., Blanca, M. (2001). Diagnostic evaluation of a large group of patients with immediate allergy to penicillins: the role of skin testing. Allergy, 56(9), 850-856.

Trubiano, J. A., Vogrin, S., Chua, K. Y. L., Bourke, J., Yun, J., Douglas, A…Phillips, E. J. (2020). Development and Validation of a Penicillin Allergy Clinical Decision Rule. JAMA Intern Med, 180(5), 1-9.

Yuson, C., Shakib, S. & Smith, W. (2021). Prevalence of drug allergy in Australia. Intern Med J,

See also

Drug Allergy: Diagnosis and Management of Drug Allergy in Adults, Children and Young People (2014). National Institute for Health and Care Excellence UK, Clinical Guidelines, No. 183.    

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