Several studies show that many people who believe that they have a penicillin allergy do not

Madely Health Headlines Commentary for November 11, 2014



Think You’re Allergic to Penicillin? Maybe Not


Luz Fonacier, M.D., FACAAI, section head, allergy, division of rheumatology, allergy and immunology, Winthrop-University Hospital, Mineola, N.Y.; Punita Ponda, M.D., assistant chief, division of allergy and immunology, Cohen Children’s Hospital of New York, New Hyde Park, N.Y.; American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, news release, Nov. 7, 2014