Truly Penicillin Allergic?

Here’s a link to the video story regarding misdiagnosis of penicillin allergy: Your Allergy to Penicillin May Be Non-Existent

Link to print version: Allergy to Penicillin?

An excerpt: Dr. Thanai Pongdee, an allergist at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida and colleagues tested 384 people who said they were allergic to penicillin. Tests showed 94 percent of them were in fact, not allergic.

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