• 1
    Solensky R, Earl HS, Gruchalla RS. Penicillin allergy: prevalence of vague history in skin-test positive patients. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 2000;85:195199.
  • 2
    Wong BBL, Keith PK, Waserman S. Clinical history as a predictor of penicillin skin test outcome. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 2006;97:169174.
  • 3
    Executive summary of disease management of drug hypersensitivity: a practice parameter. Joint Task Force on Practice Parameters, the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, and the Joint Council of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 1999;83:665700.
  • 4
    Torres MJ, Blanca M, Fernandez J, Romano A, De Weck A, Aberer W et al. Diagnosis of immediate reactions to beta-lactam antibiotics. Allergy 2003;58:961972.
  • 5
    Bousquet PJ, Co-Minh HB, Arnoux B, Daures JP, Demoly P. Importance of mixture of minor determinants and benzylpenicilloyl poly-L-lysine skin testing in the diagnosis of β-lactam allergy [Letter]. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2005;115:13141316.
  • 6
    Matheu V, Pérez-Rodriguez E, Sánchez-Machin I, De La Torre F, García-Robaina JC. Major and minor determinants are high-performance skin tests in β-lactam allergy diagnosis [Letter]. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2005;116:11671168.
  • 7
    Torres MJ, Blanca M. The contribution of major and minor determinants from benzylpenicillin to the diagnosis of immediate allergy to β-lactams [Letter]. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2006;117:220221.
  • 8
    Brockow K, Romano A, Blanca M, Ring J, Pichler W, Demoly P. General considerations for skin test procedures in the diagnosis of drug hypersensitivity. Allergy 2002;57:4551.
  • 9
    Romano A, Guéant-Rodriguez RM, Viola M, Pettinato R, Guéant JL. Cross-reactivity and tolerability of cephalosporins in patients with immediate hypersensitivity to penicillins. Ann Intern Med 2004;141:1622.
  • 10
    Romano A, Viola M, Bousquet JP, Gaeta F, Valluzzi R, Caruso C et al. A comparison of the performance of two penicillin reagent kits in the diagnosis of β-lactam hypersensitivity. Allergy 2007;62:5358.
  • 11
    Romano A, Viola M, Guéant-Rodriguez RM, Gaeta F, Valluzzi R, Guéant JL. Tolerability of meropenem in patients with IgE-mediated hypersensitivity to penicillins. Ann Intern Med 2007;146:266269.
  • 12
    Sampson HA, Muñoz-Furlong A, Campbell RL, Adkinson NF Jr, Bock SA, Branum A et al. Second symposium on the definition and management of anaphylaxis: Summary report – Second National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease/Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network symposium. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2006;117:391397.