Allergies, Author Interviews, Kaiser Permanente / 29.09.2014
MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Eric Macy, MS, MS Allergy & Immunology Kaiser Permanente Medical Group-Allergy Medical Research: What are the main findings of the study? Dr. Macy:
- Cephalosporins are currently widely and relatively safely used in individuals with a history of a penicillin "allergy" in their medical record.
- Cephalosporin associated anaphylaxis is very rare, even in individuals with a history of penicillin "allergy".
- Cephalosporin associated serious cutaneous adverse reactions are extremely rare.
- Cephalosporin associated Clostridium difficile and serious nephropathy are relatively common. (more…)