Just did some quick research. After searching the question on the internet, Is penicillium (4) the same as penicillin? , I came up with the following information. " Penicillium chrysogenum is a fungus, common in temperate and subtropical regions and can be found on salted food products, but it is mostly found in indoor environments, especially in damp or waterdamaged buildings. It ( penicillium) was previously known as penicillium notatum. ( Pencillium Notatum is latin ) Penicillium is the source of several _____________ lactam antibiotics, most significantly penicillin.
With this information in mind, if you're allergic to penicillium (4) on your allergy test than you are also allergic to penicillin. You might consider getting a medic alert bracelet or medic alert necklace. If you were ever unconscious, then the attending medics would not give you penicillin if they saw a medic alert bracelet or medic alert necklace. I'm also allergic to penicillin. The reactions from penicillin if you are allergic to it can be extremely serious. I wear a medic alert bracelet. It's a whole system of protection and well worth the money. Be well. Evewisewoman (Eve).
You're very welcome, Francoise. I found this very educational too and
I enjoy googling various subjects. I do it all the time. I'm actually a
retired primary teacher. My husband and I live in Ontario, not Moonbeam.
Moonbeam is such a lovely name for a town. Anyway, I'm glad to hear
you will be following up with the medic alert bracelet. It really is well worth
the money and could save your life one day. Be well. Eve :)
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