Epidemiology of hypersensitivity reactions to penicillin in Slovenia.


INTRODUCTION The incidence of allergy to penicillin is highly overestimated. Many patients are labeled as penicillin-allergic, which is often unconfirmed. We report an analysis of patients that were referred for evaluation of suspected penicillin allergy in 2007 and 2008. METHODS In a 2-year period, 606 patients were referred: 460 (76%) female, average… (More)


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@article{Kopa2012EpidemiologyOH, title={Epidemiology of hypersensitivity reactions to penicillin in Slovenia.}, author={Peter Kopa{\vc} and Mihaela Zidarn and Mitja Ko{\vs}nik}, journal={Acta dermatovenerologica Alpina, Pannonica, et Adriatica}, year={2012}, volume={21 4}, pages={65-7} }