Penicillin Allergy Impact and Management

Link to article at PubMed

Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2023 Aug 1:S0891-5520(23)00049-1. doi: 10.1016/j.idc.2023.06.005. Online ahead of print.


There is international evidence that penicillin allergies are associated with inferior prescribing and patient outcomes. A host of tools now exist from assessment (risk assessment tools, clinical decision rules) to delabeling (the removal of a beta-lactam allergy via testing or medical reconciliation) to reduce the impact of these "labels" in the hospital and community setting, as a primary antimicrobial stewardship intervention.

PMID:37537003 | DOI:10.1016/j.idc.2023.06.005

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