Designing Predictive Models for Beta-Lactam Allergy Using the Drug Allergy and Hypersensitivity Database.


BACKGROUND Beta-lactam antibiotics represent the main cause of allergic reactions to drugs, inducing both immediate and nonimmediate allergies. The diagnosis is well established, usually based on skin tests and drug provocation tests, but cumbersome. OBJECTIVES To design predictive models for the diagnosis of beta-lactam allergy, based on the clinical… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jaip.2017.04.045