Perioperative chlorhexidine allergy: Is it serious?
Journal of Anaesthesiology Clinical Pharmacology
Volume 31, Issue 2
Chlorhexidine is an antiseptic agent, commonly used, in many different preparations, and for multiple purposes. Despite its superior antimicrobial properties, chlorhexidine is a potentially allergenic substance. The following is a review of the current evidence-based knowledge of allergic reactions to chlorhexidine associated with surgical and interventional procedures.
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Abdallah, C. (2015). Perioperative chlorhexidine allergy: Is it serious? Journal of Anaesthesiology, Clinical Pharmacology, 31(2), 152–154.