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Penicillin Allergy | The Diagnosis of Penicillin/Aminopenicillin Allergy in Thailand

Penicillin Allergy research study

What is the primary objective of this study?

The true prevalence of drug allergy in patients with a history of penicillin/aminopenicillin allergy will be determined by using commercially available standard skin test reagents and the diagnostic agents available in Thailand. We hypothesize that only minority of patients with such a history are truly allergic.

Who is eligible to participate?

Inclusion Criteria: - Patients with a history of penicillin/aminopenicillin allergy Exclusion Criteria: - Being pregnant - Having serious medical illnesses

Which medical condition, disease, disorder, syndrome, illness, or injury is researched?

Penicillin Allergy

Aminopenicillin Allergy

Study Interventions

Interventions can include giving participants drugs, medical devices, procedures, vaccines, and other products that are either investigational or already available or noninvasive approaches such as surveys, education, and interviews.

Study Arms

Research studies and clinical trials typically have two or more research arms. An arm is a group of people who receive the same treatment in the study.

Patients with suspected drug allergyPatients with a history of allergic reaction to penicillin/aminopenicillin

Study Status

Completed

Start Date: November 2012

Completed Date: July 2016

Phase: N/A

Type: Observational

Design:

Primary Outcome: The true prevalence of drug allergy in patients with a history of penicillin/aminopenicillin allergy

Secondary Outcome: Clinical values of various diagnostic modalities in patients with a history of penicillin/aminopenicillin allergy

Study sponsors, principal investigator, and references

Principal Investigator: Jettanong Klaewsongkram, MD

Lead Sponsor: Chulalongkorn University

Collaborator:

More information:https://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT01667055

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