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Table 4 Skin test results to agents other than NMBAs involved in hypersensitivity reactions during anaesthesia

From: Identification of risk factors of severe hypersensitivity reactions in general anaesthesia

Drugs Positive skin tests (%) No. of patients tested
Beta-lactams 4 (8.16) 49
Penicillin 1 (2.04)
Cephalosporin 3 (6.12)
Hypnotics   8
Ketamine 3 (37.50)
Others   87
Atropine 1 (1.14)
Latex 6 (3.10) 193
  1. NMBAs: Neuromuscular Blocking Agents