The DPAC is active in research as well. Below are some of our publications on perioperative allergy.
An article with a focus on diagnostics, treatment and epidemiology of perioperative anaphylactic reactions:
A description of our experience with high-risk intravenous provocation test with muscle relaxants and a proposal for a protocol on how to implement these:
- Awake intravenous provocation with small doses of neuromuscular blocking agent in patients with suspected allergy: experiences from the Dutch Perioperative Allergy Centre
In this review, we provide an evidencebased and practical approach to patients with presumed β-lactam allergy admitted to the operating theater and give guidance on the selection of alternative antibiotics based on cross-reactivity patterns:
In this article, the EAACI Interest Group on Drug Allergy recommends drug concentration for skin testing aiming to achieve a specificity of at least 95%. It has been possible to rec-ommend specific drug concentration for multiple drugs, including betalactam antibiotics and perioperative drugs:
- Skin test concentrations for systemically administered drugs - An ENDA/EAACI Drug Allergy Interest Group position paper