September 28th is celebrated as National Penicillin Allergy Day to raise awareness among the people about the impact of carrying a penicillin allergy label and how it can affects a patient’s healthcare treatment.
Penicillin allergy is an abnormal reaction of one’s immune system in response to antibiotic drug penicillin. Common signs and symptoms of penicillin allergy can include hives, rash and itching. However Severe reactions include anaphylaxis. Anaphylaxis can be a life-threatening condition that affects multiple body systems.
Approximately 85 to 90% of patients who describe themselves as “penicillin allergic” can safely receive penicillin and related antibiotics.
Allergy Affiliates, Inc. in its office in Bradenton Florida, offers Penicillin Allergy Testing on 27 & 28 Sept when no appointment is needed. Walk ins accepted as per schedule below :
27 Sept 11am to 3 pm
28 Sept 8 am to 12 noon
Please note :: A patient must be off anti histamine 5 days.
We accept most insurances
Self pay prices also available upon request.
Call 941 792 4151 to know more.