Predictors, immunopathogenesis and prescribing in antibiotic allergy: A prospective multicentre cohort study

This study recruits patients who have had an allergy label and through history, skin tests, blood tests and supervised re-challenge determines whether this is likely to be a true allergy or if the allergy label can be safely removed.


Alfred Health


National Health & Medical Research Council

Principal Investigator/s

Alfred Health Principal Investigator: Jason A. Trubiano

Peter Mac Principal Investigator: Prof Monica Slavin

Contact details 

Prof Monica Slavin

Peter Mac Principal Investigator - Head of Infectious Diseases and Infection Control

Email: [email protected]

Jason A. Trubiano

Alfred Health Principal Investigator

Phone: (03) 9076 2000

Publications & presentations

Trubiano JA, Chen C, Cheng AC, Grayson ML, Slavin MA, Thursky KA; National Antimicrobial Prescribing Survey (NAPS). Antimicrobial allergy 'labels' drive inappropriate antimicrobial prescribing: lessons for stewardship. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2016 Feb 18. pii: dkw008. [Epub ahead of print]

Trubiano JA, Leung VK, Chu MY, Worth LJ, Slavin MA, Thursky KA. The impact of antimicrobial allergy labels on antimicrobial usage in cancer patientsAntimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2015 Jun 1;4:23.