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ASCIA Consensus Statement for Assessment of Suspected Allergy to Penicillin Allergy

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This document has been developed by the ASCIA Drug Allergy Committee and revised by an expert panel in February 2020, to assist registered medical practitioners with an interest and experience in the management of immediate drug allergy to penicillin antibiotics, and to determine which patients require skin testing (ST) prior to provocation testing.


ASCIA information is reviewed by the ASCIA membership and represents the available published literature at the time of review. The content of this document is not intended to replace professional medical advice and any questions regarding a medical diagnosis or treatment should be directed to an appropriate medical practitioner. Medical practitioners should check the product information supplied by the manufacturer before prescribing medications that are mentioned in this document. 

Content updated August 2020