Drug allergy diagnosis work up
Article first published online: 29 JUL 2002
Volume 57, Issue Supplement s72, pages 37–40, August 2002
How to Cite
Demoly, P. and Bousquet, J. (2002), Drug allergy diagnosis work up. Allergy, 57: 37–40. doi: 10.1034/j.1398-9995.57.s72.7.x
- Issue published online: 29 JUL 2002
- Article first published online: 29 JUL 2002
Drug hypersensitivity reactions are a daily worry for clinicians. The tools allowing a definitive diagnosis are few and poorly validated. They include a thorough clinical history, standardized skin tests, reliable biological test, and sometimes drug provocation tests. These tools are currently being evaluated by the European Network of Drug Allergy, under the aegis of the EAACI drug hpersensitivity group of interest.