Journal of Allergy & Therapy

Journal of Allergy & Therapy
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-6121

Humberto S Machado

Humberto S Machado
Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar,
Universidade do Porto, 4099-001 Porto

  • Review Article
    Antibiotic Allergy: A Clinical Review
    Author(s): Vitor Melo dos Santos and Humberto S MachadoVitor Melo dos Santos and Humberto S Machado

    Introduction: Antibiotics are commonly associated with hypersensitivity reactions. These can be expressed through clinical manifestations that range from mild symptoms to severe life-threating reactions. Nevertheless, these are often mistaken with adverse events. Incorrect labeling off a patient as allergic, leads to increase in costs and morbidity in the health care setting. Objectives: Review currently available information on evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of allergic antibiotic reactions. Methods: A search was conducted in the PubMed, filtering results to articles published in the last ten years, in English, in adults and with full texts available. Out of the eight hundred and twenty-six results, seventy-three were selected. Results: Diagnosis of allergic events requires a detail.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2155-6121.1000248

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