Did you know that:
• Overuse of broad-spectrum antibiotics leads to development and spread of multiple drug-resistant bacteria.
• Overall added cost due to antibiotic-resistant organisms in U.S. is estimated at $26 billion.
• Penicillin allergy is the most commonly reported drug allergy in the United States however only 9 out 10 patients who report as allergic are truly allergic when skin tested. Because of this, patients often receive antibiotics that are not optimal for their condition which can result in treatment delays and increased costs.
We offer Penicillin skin testing. Call today to schedule a consultation to see if you are an appropriate candidate for this service.