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Study: Delays filling biologic prescriptions have consequences

Key clinical point: Long waits for biologics leave severe allergy patients prone to attacks.

Major finding: Average wait for new prescriptions was 44 days.

Study details: Single-center review of new prescriptions of monoclonal antibodies written from March 2014 to August 2019 of 80 patients.

Disclosures: Dr. Ishmael has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.


Ishmael F et al. AAAAI 2020. Session 3609, Presentation 558.