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Table 1 Details included in allergy history

From: Quality of penicillin allergy management in the intensive care unit and internal medicine ward

  All patients (n=172) Patients with indication for beta-lactam (n=87)
Allergy to penicillin noted in admission note 139 (81%) 69 (79%)
Allergy tag on file 119 (69%) 66 (76%)
Molecule specified 31 (18%) 23 (26%)
Allergic reaction described 52 (30%) 27 (31%)
Delay since reaction noted 7 (4%) 5 (6%)
Treatment of allergic reaction noted 0 0