A Study to Evaluate The Negative Predictive Value and Non-irritant Skin Testing Concentrations of Beta-Lactam Containing Antibiotics Other Than Penicillin


About this study

The purpose of this study is to accurately determine the negative predictive value of skin testing with beta-lactams containing antibiotics other than penicillin.





Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All adults age ≥ 18 years old.
  • Undergoing surgery at Mayo Clinic. 
  • Those with infection (surgical and non-surgical).

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Minors under the age of 18 years old.
  • Individuals unable to consent.
  • Individuals with a previous allergic reaction during surgery.
  • Vulnerable populations will not be eligible.
  • Pregnant or breastfeeding women will be excluded from this research study.


Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Jacksonville, Fla.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Alexei Gonzalez Estrada, M.D.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

Alexei Gonzalez Estrada M.D.



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