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by The USF Division of Infectious Diseases

Beta-Lactam Allergy Wonhee So, Pharm.D. ID Clinical Pharmacist Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute Tampa, FL

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Dr. So reviews the phenomenon of beta lactam hypersensitivity. She discusses the different types of drug hypersensitivity, explains the risks for cross-reactivity between beta-lactams, touches upon strategies to avoid adverse drug reactions, and reviews penicillin and cephalosporin allergy testing. She closes by mentioning the ways that antimicrobial stewardship programs can address drug allergies. Stay in touch! Download our app on the Itunes store or find us below: Subscribe to our Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/IDPodcasts Visit us on our webpage: http://www.idpodcasts.net/USF_ID_Podc... Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ID-Podcasts-... Tweet to us: https://twitter.com/idpodcasts

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by The USF Division of Infectious Diseases