Tag: Penicillin Allergy

The PALACE Trial: Direct Oral PCN Challenge in Patients with Low-Risk PCN Allergy?

Background: Many patients report a vague history of penicillin allergy. The vast majority of these self-reported allergies are untrue (< 5%) .  Literature including patients with penicillin allergies also show longer, more complicated hospital courses. Standard practice for identifying errant allergy …

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Allergy and Immunology

REBEL Cast Episode 4: Cephalosporin Abx in Patients with Penicillin Allergy

Welcome to the January 2015 REBELCast, where Swami and I are going to tackle a very important scenario that comes up in the daily practice of not only Emergency Medicine, but also in Medicine.  Today we are going to specifically …

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Allergy and ImmunologyInfectious Disease