- Animal breeder
- Laboratory staff
- Medical personnel
- Pharmaceutical industry
- Veterinary surgeon
6-apa ampicillin, Amoxycillin, Benzylpénicillin, Cefadroxil, Ceftazidime, Cephalosporins, Penicillins, Piperacillin.
Incidence: given current awareness of this problem and methods of prevention this condition is rare.
Subject becomes sensitive during the preparation or use of the product.
Classic asthma sometimes with severe attacks associated with conjunctivitis, rhinitis and even urticaria. Anaphylactic episodes are possible when the drugs are ingested by subjects who are already sensitive. Eczema is rarely associated with asthma in such cases. Skin rashes are associated with handling of antibiotic powders.
Skin prick tests with allergens conjugated for minor and major determinants. RAST/CAP RAST for PENI.G and PENI.V, AMOXICILLIN and AMPICILLIN.
Provocation test (in hospital), generally administered orally. Early and late phase reactions may be observed (CEFTAZIDIME).