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Misconceptions over penicillin allergies can be dangerous
Ingenium - Canada's Museums of Science and Innovation
Sep 27, 2018
Research indicates that 10 per cent of all patients in the U.S. claim to have a penicillin allergy. However, 90 per cent of those people are not truly allergic and can tolerate the drug — which may be a matter of life and death. Read more about what a study in the British Medical Journal reveals about the importance of penicillin.