CME/CE: Identifying Allergic Drug Reactions

CME/CE: Identifying Allergic Drug Reactions
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Elina Jerschow, MD, MSc, FAAAAI

Elina Jerschow, MD, MSc, FAAAAI
Associate Professor of Medicine, Allergy/ Immunology Division
Director, Drug Allergy Center
Montefiore Medical Center
The University Hospital for Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Elina Jerschow, MD, MSc, FAAAAI, has indicated to Physician’s Weekly that she has no financial interests to disclose.

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Elina Jerschow, MD, MSc, FAAAAI (click to view)

Elina Jerschow, MD, MSc, FAAAAI

Elina Jerschow, MD, MSc, FAAAAI
Associate Professor of Medicine, Allergy/ Immunology Division
Director, Drug Allergy Center
Montefiore Medical Center
The University Hospital for Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Elina Jerschow, MD, MSc, FAAAAI, has indicated to Physician’s Weekly that she has no financial interests to disclose.

Study results suggest that graded challenges can be performed safely in two steps with the addition of placebo to reduce false-positive reactions in patients with multiple drug allergies.
Readings & Resources (click to view)

Iammatteo M, Ferastraoaru D, Koransky R, et al. Identifying allergic drug reactions through placebo-controlled graded challenges. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2017;5:711-717. Available at
www.jaci-inpractice.org/article/S2213-2198(16)30495-0/abstract.

 

Aun M, Bisaccioni C, Garro L, et al. Outcomes and safety of drug provocation tests. Allergy Asthma Proc. 2011;32:301-306.

 

Romano A, Torres M, Castells M, Sanz ML, Blanca M. Diagnosis and management of drug hypersensitivity reactions. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2011;127:S67-S73.

 

Bousquet P, Gaeta F, Bousquet-Rouanet L, et al. Provocation tests in diagnosing drug hypersensitivity. Curr Pharm Des. 2008;14:2792-2802.

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