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Clinical Data for Children With Suspected β-Lactam Allergy According to Nature, Severity, and Time of Onset of Adverse Reactions*
* Children reporting several reactions were classified on the basis of the most severe and/or most rapid reaction.
Case Histories of 24 Children With Positive Skin Test Results to β-Lactams (n = 22) or Cutaneous Reactions Induced by Skin Tests (n = 2)
ND indicates not done.
↵* No reaction with nonsuspected betalactams since the (most recent) reaction.
↵† Immediate response negative, only accelerated and delayed skin tests positive.
↵‡ Negative skin test results, but accelerated urticaria following skin tests.
Oral Challenge in 18 Children With Negative Skin Test Results to β-Lactams
Diagnosis of Allergy to β-Lactam Antibiotics in 68 Children,n (%)
↵* Including 2 children with negative skin test results but accelerated urticaria after skin testing.
↵† One child diagnosed as allergic on the basis of clinical history (severe SSLR to amoxicillin + clavulanic acid) and with positive OC test results with cefixime.
Sensitization to β-Lactams Diagnosed by Skin Tests, OC, and Clinical History in 68 Children
↵* Including 1 child diagnosed as allergic on the basis of clinical history (severe SSLR to amoxicillin and clavulanic acid) and with a positive OC with cefixime.
Case Histories of 8 Children With Negative Skin and OC Test Results With Betalactam Antibiotics
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