Penicillin allergy evaluation access: A national survey

Christian M. Mancini, Xiaoqing Fu, Yuqing Zhang, Kristi Kuper, Lucas T. Schulz, Tanaya Bhowmick, Michael Postelnick, Francesca Lee, Rochelle P. Walensky, Kimberly G. Blumenthal

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In a study of 121 hospitals from 38 US states, 44% had access to an allergist for inpatient consultations and 39% had access to inpatient penicillin skin testing, indicating that the majority of US hospitals lack sufficient resources to address inpatient penicillin allergies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2972-2975
Number of pages4
JournalClinical Infectious Diseases
Issue number11
StatePublished - Dec 1 2020


  • Beta-lactam
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Skin test
  • Testing
  • Workforce

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases


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