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Is your child really allergic to antibiotics?

Antibiotics – mainly penicillin and cephalosporin – are often used to treat infections in children, such as ear infections and pneumonia. Up to 10 per cent of children present with rashes while on these antibiotics and are often labelled as allergic, with no appropriate diagnostic strategy.

Patient stories

I get so emotional thinking about it, but if it weren’t for the doctors, nurses and everyone who took care of us, he may not have made it,” says Robyn Schwartz about her third and youngest son Maxwell who is now 15 months old. At 20 weeks into her pregnancy, Robyn underwent a routine ultrasound that revealed her baby had a cystic malformation of the lung. +