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Who needs penicillin allergy testing?

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Summary of "Who needs penicillin allergy testing?"

All individuals with an unconfirmed penicillin allergy should have their penicillin allergy evaluated, and if appropriate, tested to confirm current hypersensitivity or tolerance.

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Name: Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology
ISSN: 1534-4436
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