|Author/s||Gray L, Tuthill D, Thompson J|
|Type of publication||Journal article|
• Drug allergy accounts for about 10% of adverse drug events
• History is the most important part of investigative process
• Appreciation of immune mechanisms will guide investigation
• Investigations are useful when targeted but are dependent on patient or parental preference
• Drug challenges can be performed but most cases of potential drug allergy may be managed without them.