Avoiding Cross-Contamination in Antibiotic Manufacturing, the FDA Way

April 24, 2013
Both penicillin and non-penicillin beta-lactam drugs can initiate drug-induced hypersensitivity reactions in some patients which can be life-threatening. Therefore the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a series of recommendations to antibiotic manufacturers in order to minimise the risk of cross-contamination at plants that produce multiple products. Read the full story.