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Penicillin Skin Testing in Patients With History of Allergic Reactions to Betalactams

Information source: Chulalongkorn University
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on August 23, 2015
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Condition(s) targeted: Penicillin Allergy

Intervention: Immediate skin test (Procedure)

Phase: N/A

Status: Completed

Sponsored by: Chulalongkorn University

Official(s) and/or principal investigator(s):
Jettanong Klaewsongkram, MD, Principal Investigator, Affiliation: Chulalongkorn University


This study aims to compare the readings of skin testing results in patients with suspected penicillin allergy between in-house penicillin test preparation and commercial available penicillin testing kit.

Clinical Details

Official title: The Comparative Results of Penicillin Testing in Patients With History of Allergic Reactions to Betalactams Between Using In-house Penicillin Test Preparation and Commercial Available Penicillin Testing Kit

Study design: Allocation: Non-Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Bio-equivalence Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Diagnostic

Primary outcome: The skin testing results of in-house penicillin skin test and Penicillin G Sodium compared to commercial penicillin testing kit

Secondary outcome:

Clinical correlation and side effects

Correlations between Penicillin skin test result with specific IgE and/or basophil activation test

Detailed description: The results of skin test with immediate reading will be compared between alkali-treated penicillin G and DAP reagents from Diater


Minimum age: 15 Years. Maximum age: 65 Years. Gender(s): Both.


Inclusion Criteria: 1. Patients with history of hypersensitivity reactions to betalactams; penicillin, aminopenicillins, and cephalosporins 2. 15-65 years of age Exclusion Criteria: 1. On antihistamine/ cannot discontinue antihistamine before the test 2. Having asthma exacerbation 3. Being pregnant 4. Suffering from severe systemic disease/ in bad health

Locations and Contacts

Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
Additional Information

Starting date: December 2008
Last updated: November 26, 2010

Page last updated: August 23, 2015

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