Drug allergy.

  title={Drug allergy.},
  author={David Khan and Roland Solensky},
  journal={The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology},
  volume={125 2 Suppl 2},
Drug allergy is one type of adverse reaction to drugs and encompasses a spectrum of hypersensitivity reactions with heterogeneous mechanisms and clinical presentations. A thorough history is essential to the management of drug allergy. Laboratory testing has a very limited role in the management of drug allergy. Graded dose challenges and procedures to induce drug tolerance might be required in patients with drug allergy when there is a definite need for a particular agent. Management of… CONTINUE READING


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