Line Kring Tannert

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Background In patients allergic to penicillin only a minority of those who have specific IgE against penicillin also have a positive intracutaneous test (ICT) to penicillin and vice versa. This is in contrast to findings in patients with allergy to classical type 1 allergens, e.g. grass or peanuts. Besides that, our investigations indicates that histamine(More)
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INTRODUCTION According to guidelines, patients are diagnosed with penicillin allergy if skin test (ST) result or specific IgE (s-IgE) to penicillin is positive. However, the true sensitivity and specificity of these tests are presently not known. OBJECTIVE To investigate the clinical relevance of a positive ST result and positive s-IgE and to study the(More)
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