Publications by the Founders Related to Penicillin/Beta-Lactam Allergy

  1. Levitz RE, Mendelson LM. Management of penicillin allergy. Infections in Surgery. 1982;1:18.
  2. Ressler C, Mendelson LM. Stability of minor determinants of penicillin allergy. A stable MDM reagent. J Allergy Clin Immunol 1984;73 (1):163(abst)
  3. Mendelson, LM, Ressler C, Rosen J, Selcow J. Routine elective penicillin allergy skin testing in children and adolescents: study of sensitization. J Allergy Clin Immunol 1984;73:76-81.
  4. Ressler C, Neag PM, Mendelson LM. High performance liquid chromatography studies of the stability of the minor determinants of penicillin allergy. A stable minor determinant mixture (MDM) skin test preparation. J Pharm Sci 1985; 74:448-454.
  5. Ressler C, Mendelson LM. Skin test for diagnosis of penicillin allergy: Current status. Ann Allergy (CME series). 1987; 59:167-171.
  6. Mendelson LM. Adverse reactions to b-Lactam antibiotics. Immunol Allergy Clin NA. 1998;18:(4)745-757.
  7. Solensky R, Mendelson LM . Systemic reactions to antibiotics. Immunol Allergy Clin NA. 2001; 21(4) 679-697
  8. Solensky R, Mendelson LM. “Drug Allergy”: Pediatric Allergy Principles and Practice. Mosby. St. Louis, Mo. 2003:611-623
  9. Tatake JG, Knapp MM, Ressler C. Synthesis and characterization of protein and polylysine conjugates of sulfamethoxazole and sulfanilic acid for investigation of sulfonamide drug allergy. Bioconjugate Chem 1991; 2:124-132.
  10. Factor JM, Cohen L, Apter AJ, Tatake JG, Ressler C. Use of a polylysine conjugate to detect skin sensitizing antibody to sulfamethoxazole. J Allergy Clin Immunol 1993; 91:262 (abst)
  11. Adkinson NF Jr, Thompson WL, Maddrey WC, Lichtenstein LM. Routine use of penicillin skin testing on an inpatient service. N Engl J Med 1971; 285:22-24.
  12. Adkinson NF Jr. Recent developments in the use of RAST for determining hypersensitivity to penicillin. In: R. Evans, III, ed. Advances in Diagnosis of Allergy: RAST. Miami, FL: Symposia Specialists, 1975:125-136.
  13. von Maur K, Turk A, Stevens MB, Adkinson NF Jr, Lichtenstein LM. Pencillin hypersensitivity in systemic lupus erythematosus. Int Arch Allergy Appl Immunol 1975; 49:428-433.
  14. Adkinson NF Jr. A guide to skin testing for penicillin allergy. Med Times 1976; 104:164-169.
  15. Adkinson NF Jr, Lichtenstein LM. Techniques of assessing the immune response to drugs. In: Bundgaard H, Juul P, Kofod H, eds. Drug design and adverse reactions. Proceedings of the Alfred Benzon Symposium X, New York: Academic Press, 1977:123-140.
  16. Naclerio RM, Mizrahi EA, Adkinson NF Jr. Immunologic observations during desensitization and maintenance of clinical tolerance to penicillin. J Allergy Clin Immunol 1983; 71:294-301.
  17. Adkinson NF Jr. Penicillin allergy. In: Lichtenstein LM, Fauci AS, eds. Current Therapy in Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology. Ontario, Canada: B.S. Decker, 1983:57-62.
  18. Adkinson NF Jr, Wheeler B. Risk factors for IgE-dependent reactions to penicillin. In: Kerr JW, Ganderton MA, eds. I International Congress of Allergology and Clinical Immunology. London: MacMillan Press Ltd., 1983:55-59.
  19. Adkinson NF Jr., Pienkowski MM. Escalating infections versus penicillin allergy. Hospital Practice 1983; 18:181-196.
  20. Adkinson NF Jr, Spence M, Wheeler B. Randomized clinical trial of routine penicillin skin testing. J Allergy Clin Immunol 1984; 73:163.
  21. Adkinson NF Jr. Risk factors for allergy. J Allergy Clin Immunol 1984; 74:567-572.
  22. Saxon A, Swabb EA, Adkinson NF Jr. Investigation into the immunologic cross-reactivity of aztreonam with other beta-lactam antibiotics. Am J Med 1985; 78:19-26.
  23. Schauf V, Nell P, Ghaey K, Tolpin M, Rathi M, Kontelas B, Adkinson NF Jr. Hypersensitivity to beta-lactam antibiotics in children given penicillin G or placebo at birth. J. Infect Dis 1985; 152:1074-1075.
  24. Adkinson NF Jr, Saxon A, Spence MR, Swabb EA. Cross-allergenicity and immunogenicity of aztreonam. Rev Infect Dis 1985; 7:S613-S621.
  25. Adkinson NF Jr, Mardiney M, Wheeler B. Natural history of IgE dependent drug sensitivities. J Allergy Clin Immunol 1986; 77:65-69.
  26. Hakenbeck R, Ellerbrok H, Briese T, Adkinson NF Jr. Release of penicillin-binding proteins from beta-lactam treated bacteria: determination by anti-beta-lactam antibiotics. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 1986; 30(4):553-558.
  27. Weiss ME, Adkinson NF Jr. Immediate hypersensitivity reactions to penicillin and related antibiotics. Clin Allergy 1988; 18:515-540.
  28. Weiss ME , Adkinson NF Jr. Beta-lactam allergy. In: Mandell LG, Douglas RG Jr, Bennett JE, eds.. Principles and Practice of Infectious Disease, 3rd ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone Inc., 1989:264-269.
  29. Adkinson NF Jr. Side-chain specific beta-lactam allergy. Clin Exp Allergy; 1990; 20:445-447.
  30. Adkinson NF Jr. Immunogenicity and cross-allergenicity of aztreonam. Am J Med 1990; 88:12S-15S.
  31. Moss RB, McClelland, Williams RR, Hilman BC, Rubio T, Adkinson NF Jr. Evaluation of the immunologic cross-reactivity of aztreonam in patients with cystic fibrosis who are allergic to penicillin and/or cephalosporin antibiotics. Rev Infect Dis 1991; 13 Suppl 7:S598-607.
  32. Adkinson NF Jr. Tests for immunological drug reactions. In: Rose NR and DeMacario EC, et al., eds, Manual of Clnical Immunology, 4th ed. Washington DC: American Society for Microbiology 1992; 717-722.
  33. DiPiro JT, Adkinson NF Jr, Hamilton RG. Facilitation of penicillin haptenation to serum proteins. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 1993; 37:1463-1467.
  34. Gadde J, Spence M, Wheeler B, Adkinson NA Jr. Clinical experience with penicillin skin testing in a large inner-city STD clinic. JAMA 1993; 270; 2456-2463.
  35. Weiss ME, Adkinson NF Jr. Beta-lactam allergy. In: Mandell GL, Bennett JE, Dolin R, Principles and Practice of Infectious Disease. New York: Churchill Livingstone Inc 1994; 272-278.
  36. Peebles S, Adkinson NF Jr. Hypersensitivity to antibiotics. In: Current Therapy of Infectious Disease. Schlossberg D, ed. Philadelphia, Mosby-Year Book, Inc, 1996: 617-621.
  37. Adkinson NF Jr. Beta-lactam crossreactivity. Clin Exp Allergy 1998 Sep; 28 Suppl 4:37-40.
  38. Weiss ME, Adkinson NF Jr. Beta-lactam allergy. In: Mandell GL, Bennett JE, Dolin R, Principles and Practice of Infectious Disease, 5th edition. New York: Churchill Livingstone Inc 1999; 299-305.
  39. Primeau M-N, Adkinson NF Jr. Penicillin allergy: clinical quandaries. Annals Allergy, Asthma & Immunology 2002; 88:1-3.
  40. Malaman MF, Adkinson Jr NF. Drug hypersensitivity – Beta Lactam. IN; Handbook of Drug Allergy and Other Adverse Drug Reactions, ed Honsinger RW, Green GR. Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore 2003; pp 1-7.