Drug allergy - top articles for September 2016

Here are my suggestions for some of the top articles about drug allergy published recently:

Optimal step doses for drug provocation tests with beta-lactams: 5%-15%-30%-50% of daily therapeutic dose? http://buff.ly/2cI7hjQ

Neuromuscular blocking agents, antibiotics, and latex are the most common causes of anesthesia-related reactions http://buff.ly/1kVa1Xk

Although allergy to antibiotics is commonly claimed, true allergy to these drugs is often absent http://buff.ly/1tIbcTl

Yes, it can happen: allergy to to cetirizine (Zyrtec) - full-blown anaphylaxis http://bit.ly/WGCTMU

Negative predictive value of drug provocation tests in children: 95.6% http://buff.ly/1t1UGNP

Allergic reactions that result from concomitant drug use are potentially overlooked risk factors for angioedema http://buff.ly/1pHO6FA

Skin testing for immediate hypersensitivity to corticosteroids - a case series and literature review http://buff.ly/1DtcRM0

Most children with a history of penicillin allergy are wrongly labeled allergic and denied treatment http://buff.ly/1wtdIge

Drug allergy management in 5 steps (click to enlarge the image).

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