patch tests

Summary

Summary: Skin tests in which the sensitizer is applied to a patch of cotton cloth or gauze held in place for approximately 48-72 hours. It is used for the elicitation of a contact hypersensitivity reaction.

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  1. pmc Nickel, cobalt, chromium, palladium and gold induce a mixed Th1- and Th2-type cytokine response in vitro in subjects with contact allergy to the respective metals
    J T Minang
    Department of Immunology, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    Clin Exp Immunol 146:417-26. 2006
  2. pmc The association between metal allergy, total hip arthroplasty, and revision
    Jacob Pontoppidan Thyssen
    National Allergy Research Centre, Department of Dermato Allergology, Gentofte Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen
    Acta Orthop 80:646-52. 2009
  3. ncbi Current patch test results with the European baseline series and extensions to it from the 'European Surveillance System on Contact Allergy' network, 2007-2008
    Wolfgang Uter
    Department of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University of Erlangen Nurnberg, D 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Contact Dermatitis 67:9-19. 2012
  4. ncbi Detection of chromium allergy by cellular in vitro methods
    M Lindemann
    Institut fur Immunologie, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Essen, Germany
    Clin Exp Allergy 38:1468-75. 2008
  5. ncbi Metal sensitivity in patients with orthopaedic implants: a prospective study
    Elena Frigerio
    Department of Technology for Health, Dermatological Clinic, IRCCS Galeazzi Hospital, University of Milan, Milan 20161, Italy
    Contact Dermatitis 64:273-9. 2011
  6. ncbi Interference of the position of substances in an epicutaneous patch test battery with the occurrence of false-positive results
    Ida Duarte
    Dermatology Clinic, Department of Medicine of Santa Casa de São Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Am J Contact Dermat 13:125-32. 2002
  7. ncbi The atopy patch test in the diagnostic workup of suspected food-related symptoms in children
    Anne Mehl
    Department of Pediatric Pneumology and Immunology, University Children s Hospital Charite, Berlin, Germany
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 118:923-9. 2006
  8. ncbi Atopy patch test for the diagnosis of food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome
    Matthew I Fogg
    Division of Allergy and Immunology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 17:351-5. 2006
  9. ncbi Eczema: quality of life by body site and the effect of patch testing
    K F Thomson
    Department of Dermatology, Leeds General Infirmary, Great George Street, Leeds LS1 3EX, U K
    Br J Dermatol 146:627-30. 2002
  10. ncbi There is an association between contact allergy to aluminium and persistent subcutaneous nodules in children undergoing hyposensitization therapy
    Eva Netterlid
    Department of Clinical Sciences in Malmo, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Contact Dermatitis 60:41-9. 2009

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  1. pmc Nickel, cobalt, chromium, palladium and gold induce a mixed Th1- and Th2-type cytokine response in vitro in subjects with contact allergy to the respective metals
    J T Minang
    Department of Immunology, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    Clin Exp Immunol 146:417-26. 2006
    ..In conclusion, our data suggest that sensitization to Co, Cr, Pd and Au results in a cellular immune response of a character similar to the mixed Th1- and Th2-type cytokine profile shown previously to be induced by Ni...
  2. pmc The association between metal allergy, total hip arthroplasty, and revision
    Jacob Pontoppidan Thyssen
    National Allergy Research Centre, Department of Dermato Allergology, Gentofte Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen
    Acta Orthop 80:646-52. 2009
    ..Furthermore, we compared the prevalence of metal allergy in dermatitis patients with and without THA...
  3. ncbi Current patch test results with the European baseline series and extensions to it from the 'European Surveillance System on Contact Allergy' network, 2007-2008
    Wolfgang Uter
    Department of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University of Erlangen Nurnberg, D 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Contact Dermatitis 67:9-19. 2012
    ..Objectives. To describe the prevalence of contact sensitization to allergens tested in consecutive patients in the years 2007 and 2008, and to discuss possible differences...
  4. ncbi Detection of chromium allergy by cellular in vitro methods
    M Lindemann
    Institut fur Immunologie, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Essen, Germany
    Clin Exp Allergy 38:1468-75. 2008
    ..The standard assay for the detection of chromium sensitization, the patch test, does not allow discrimination between patients with and without clinical symptoms of allergy...
  5. ncbi Metal sensitivity in patients with orthopaedic implants: a prospective study
    Elena Frigerio
    Department of Technology for Health, Dermatological Clinic, IRCCS Galeazzi Hospital, University of Milan, Milan 20161, Italy
    Contact Dermatitis 64:273-9. 2011
    ..Sensitization to orthopaedic implant materials is an unpredictable event that might affect implant performance...
  6. ncbi Interference of the position of substances in an epicutaneous patch test battery with the occurrence of false-positive results
    Ida Duarte
    Dermatology Clinic, Department of Medicine of Santa Casa de São Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Am J Contact Dermat 13:125-32. 2002
    Epicutaneous patch tests represent a practical and objective method that help in the etiologic diagnosis of allergic contact dermatitis. The technique of patch test application is an important factor in obtaining good results.
  7. ncbi The atopy patch test in the diagnostic workup of suspected food-related symptoms in children
    Anne Mehl
    Department of Pediatric Pneumology and Immunology, University Children s Hospital Charite, Berlin, Germany
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 118:923-9. 2006
    ..There is an increasing need to develop test instruments that make oral food challenges superfluous...
  8. ncbi Atopy patch test for the diagnosis of food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome
    Matthew I Fogg
    Division of Allergy and Immunology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 17:351-5. 2006
    ..All 12 patients with a negative APT had a negative oral food challenge to the suspected food. APT appears to be a promising diagnostic tool for the diagnosis of FPIES...
  9. ncbi Eczema: quality of life by body site and the effect of patch testing
    K F Thomson
    Department of Dermatology, Leeds General Infirmary, Great George Street, Leeds LS1 3EX, U K
    Br J Dermatol 146:627-30. 2002
    ..Whether this varies according to body site has not been evaluated. Patch tests have previously been shown to influence quality of life, although no previous studies have shown if this is ..
  10. ncbi There is an association between contact allergy to aluminium and persistent subcutaneous nodules in children undergoing hyposensitization therapy
    Eva Netterlid
    Department of Clinical Sciences in Malmo, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Contact Dermatitis 60:41-9. 2009
    ..Occasionally, contact allergy to aluminium has been reported in individuals with such nodules...
  11. ncbi The lipophilic hapten parthenolide induces interferon-gamma and interleukin-13 production by peripheral blood-derived CD8+ T cells from contact allergic subjects in vitro
    H Wahlkvist
    Mabtech, Nacka Strand, Sweden
    Br J Dermatol 158:70-7. 2008
    ..Peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) from persons with contact allergy to nickel react in vitro predominantly with nickel-induced CD4+ T cell-mediated production of both T-cell type 1 and 2 cytokines...
  12. ncbi The diagnostic value of atopy patch testing and prick testing in atopic dermatitis: facts and controversies
    Jasna Lipozencic
    University Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Zagreb University Hospital Center and School of Medicine, Salata 4, 1000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Clin Dermatol 28:38-44. 2010
    ..The skin prick, scratch, and skin patch tests are performed to identify which allergen is causing eczematous skin symptoms in patients with AD, or sneezing, ..
  13. ncbi Improved detection of allergen-specific T-cell responses in allergic contact dermatitis through the addition of 'cytokine cocktails'
    Helen Moed
    Department of Dermatology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Exp Dermatol 14:634-40. 2005
    ..The present data warrant further exploration of the application of this test to a broader set of allergens...
  14. ncbi [Patch tests: indications or when testing should be performed]
    D Tennstedt
    Service de Dermatologie, Universite Catholique de Louvain, 30, Clos Chapelle aux Champs, UCL 3033, 1200 Bruxelles, Belgique
    Ann Dermatol Venereol 136:579-83. 2009
    ..Patch testing may be desirable or even essential for cases of suspected allergic contact dermatitis. Such testing allows identification with absolute certainty of the causative agent in "supposed" allergic contact dermatitis...
  15. ncbi Lymphocyte proliferation testing in chromium allergic contact dermatitis
    L E A M Martins
    Department of Dermatology, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Clin Exp Dermatol 33:472-7. 2008
    ..Unfortunately, significant success has only been achieved with nickel. There are few studies on chromium LPT and they were performed with different methods, leading to inconsistent results...
  16. ncbi Atopy patch tests are useful to predict oral tolerance in children with gastrointestinal symptoms related to non-IgE-mediated cow's milk allergy
    R Nocerino
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Allergy 68:246-8. 2013
    Atopy patch tests (APTs) have been proposed for the diagnostic approach in children with non-IgE-mediated cow's milk allergy and gastrointestinal symptoms...
  17. ncbi Use of in vitro release of interferon-gamma in the diagnosis of contact allergy to potassium dichromate - a controlled study
    A Trattner
    Department of Dermatology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqva, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Contact Dermatitis 48:191-3. 2003
    ..in the diagnosis of contact allergy to potassium dichromate was studied in 20 patients who had positive patch tests to chromate and in 30 control subjects (10 patients with contact dermatitis, allergic to other allergens, 10 ..
  18. ncbi Diagnostic value of skin-prick and patch tests and serum eosinophil cationic protein and cow's milk-specific IgE in infants with cow's milk allergy
    K M Saarinen
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, University of Helsinki, PO Box 280, Lastenlinnantie 11 C 29, FIN-00029 HYKS, Helsinki, Finland
    Clin Exp Allergy 31:423-9. 2001
    ..We studied the usefulness of the skin-prick and patch tests and measurement of cow's milk-specific IgE and eosinophil cationic protein in serum as diagnostic tools for cow'..
  19. ncbi Positive nickel patch tests in infants are of low clinical relevance and rarely reproducible
    Charlotte G Mortz
    Department of Dermatology and Allergy Centre, Odense University Hospital, University of Southern Denmark, Odense C, Denmark
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 24:84-7. 2013
    ..A reproducible positive reaction was seen in 8.6% of the infants. The objective of this study is to follow-up on infants with alleged nickel sensitivity...
  20. ncbi Nickel elicits concomitant and correlated in vitro production of Th1-, Th2-type and regulatory cytokines in subjects with contact allergy to nickel
    J T Minang
    Department of Immunology, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Immunol 62:289-96. 2005
    ..The results accentuate the importance of type 2 responses in contact allergy and also demonstrate that IL-4 and IL-13 are reliable markers for Ni2+ allergy...
  21. ncbi Frequency and intensity of responses to mite patch tests are lower in nonatopic subjects with respect to patients with atopic dermatitis
    S Seidenari
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Allergy 58:426-9. 2003
    So far the issue of patch tests with mite allergens in subjects not affected by atopic dermatitis (AD) has been poorly investigated...
  22. ncbi Nickel allergy as risk factor for hand eczema: a population-based study
    A Josefson
    Department of Dermatology, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Br J Dermatol 160:828-34. 2009
    ..In a previous Swedish study, 958 schoolgirls were patch tested for nickel. In a questionnaire follow up 20 years later no association was found between nickel allergy and hand eczema...
  23. ncbi Allergic contact granuloma due to palladium following ear piercing
    An Goossens
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, K U Leuven, Belgium
    Contact Dermatitis 55:338-41. 2006
    ..Both the clinical and histological findings concur with some rarely reported similar observations in the literature...
  24. ncbi A retrospective study of patch tests in Chongqing, China from 2004 to 2009
    Rui Yin
    Department of Dermatology, Southwest Hospital, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing 400038, China
    Contact Dermatitis 65:28-33. 2011
    ..There has been no previous report on allergens responsible for dermatitis in southwest China...
  25. ncbi Delay in medical attention to hand eczema: a follow-up study
    M Hald
    National Allergy Research Centre, Gentofte Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Hellerup, Denmark
    Br J Dermatol 161:1294-300. 2009
    ..Hand eczema often runs a chronic course but early medical intervention may be assumed to improve the prognosis...
  26. ncbi The role of atopy patch tests in the diagnosis of allergy in atopic dermatitis
    Kristiina Turjanmaa
    Department of Dermatology, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 5:425-8. 2005
    ..Recent literature on the atopy patch test, published since 2004, is reviewed to evaluate whether the pathomechanism of the test has become more evident and whether previous studies require standardization...
  27. ncbi Variation in the amount of petrolatum preparation applied at patch testing
    Magnus Bruze
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Dermatology, Malmo University Hospital, Lund University, SE 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    Contact Dermatitis 56:38-42. 2007
    ..preparation to apply, which merits a decision to be taken based on thorough investigations on the appropriate volumes of pet. preparation to be applied in various patch test systems...
  28. ncbi Is contact allergy in man lifelong? An overview of patch test follow-ups
    E E Lee
    Department of Dermatology, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco 94143, USA
    Contact Dermatitis 44:137-9. 2001
    ..Thus, we list some criteria for future studies which may help resolve the above question...
  29. ncbi Allergy to tea tree oil: retrospective review of 41 cases with positive patch tests over 4.5 years
    Tim Rutherford
    The Skin and Cancer Foundation, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Australas J Dermatol 48:83-7. 2007
    ..Given tea tree oil from freshly opened tea tree oil products elicits no or weak reactions, oxidized tea tree oil should be used for patch testing...
  30. ncbi The use of skin prick tests and patch tests to identify causative foods in eosinophilic esophagitis
    Jonathan M Spergel
    Allergy Section, Division of Immunologic and Infectious Disease, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 109:363-8. 2002
    ..The symptoms do not improve on aggressive acid blockade but do improve on elimination diet or corticosteroid treatment, which tentatively links food allergies to this disorder...
  31. ncbi Comparative frequency of patch test reactions to topical antibiotics
    S D Morris
    St John s Institute of Dermatology, St Thomas Hospital, Lambeth Palace Road, London SE1 7EH, UK
    Br J Dermatol 146:1047-51. 2002
    ..K., either as a single agent or in combination with topical corticosteroids. However, an adverse effect of topical antibiotics is contact sensitization...
  32. ncbi Oral lichenoid reactions associated with amalgam: improvement after amalgam removal
    A Dunsche
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Kiel, Arnold Heller Str 16, Germany
    Br J Dermatol 148:70-6. 2003
    ..The pathogenetic relationship between oral lichenoid reactions (OLR) and dental amalgam fillings is still a matter of controversy...
  33. ncbi Occupational hypersensitivity to metal salts, including platinum, in the secondary industry
    A Cristaudo
    Servizio di Allergologia, Istituto San Gallicano, IRCCS, Rome, Italy
    Allergy 60:159-64. 2005
    ..Our aim was to determine the prevalence and the clinical characteristics of hypersensitivity to platinum salts and to other elements of the platinum group...
  34. ncbi Prevention of work-related skin problems in student auxiliary nurses: an intervention study
    E Held
    Department of Dermatology, Gentofte Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Hellerup, Denmark
    Contact Dermatitis 44:297-303. 2001
    ..005), but not for the intervention group, was seen after 10 weeks of practical training. In conclusion, the present intervention study shows promising results from the use of an educational programme...
  35. ncbi Hand eczema classification: a cross-sectional, multicentre study of the aetiology and morphology of hand eczema
    T L Diepgen
    Department of Social Medicine, Occupational and Environmental Dermatology, University Hospital Heidelberg, Thibautstr 3, 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    Br J Dermatol 160:353-8. 2009
    ..Randomized controlled trials investigating the treatment of hand eczema are called for. For this, as well as for clinical purposes, a generally accepted classification system for hand eczema is needed...
  36. ncbi Decrease in nickel sensitization in a Danish schoolgirl population with ears pierced after implementation of a nickel-exposure regulation
    Christian Stab Jensen
    Department of Dermatology, Gentofte Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Niels Andersensvej 65, DK 2900 Hellerup, Denmark
    Br J Dermatol 146:636-42. 2002
    ..To reduce the skin nickel exposure of the population, the Danish Ministry of Environment issued a regulation that was implemented in 1992, and the European Union countries have recently adopted an expanded regulation...
  37. ncbi Sensitization to propolis in 1255 children undergoing patch testing
    Francesca Giusti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Contact Dermatitis 51:255-8. 2004
    ..In conclusion, based on our data, we suggest that propolis should not be used in topical products for children because of its high sensitization rate at the paediatric age...
  38. ncbi The "strip" patch test: results of a multicentre study towards a standardization
    Heinrich Dickel
    Department of Dermatology, Environmental Medicine, and Health Theory, University of Osnabruck, Sedanstr 115, 49090 Osnabrück, Germany
    Arch Dermatol Res 296:212-9. 2004
    ..Penetration of the substances is enhanced by repeated applications of adhesive tape prior to their application to the skin. However, no guidelines exist for standardized performance of the SPT...
  39. ncbi Co-sensitivity between cobalt and other transition metals
    Paolo Lisi
    Department of Medical and Surgical Specialities, University of Perugia, Italy
    Contact Dermatitis 48:172-3. 2003
  40. ncbi Inflammatory bowel disease in relation to contact allergy: a patient-based study
    Kåre Engkilde
    National Allergy Research Centre, Department of Dermatology, Gentofte Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Gastroenterol 42:572-6. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether there was an association between contact allergy (CA), which is a type IV hypersensitivity reaction of the skin, and IBD...
  41. ncbi [In vitro testing for allergic contact dermatitis]
    R Brehler
    UKM, Klinik und Poliklinik für Hautkrankheiten, Munster
    Hautarzt 56:1141-3. 2005
    ..LTT is especially useful in demonstrating drug allergies and can also be employed to prove sensitization to gases or toxic substances. At the present time, it is not an alternative for patch testing in daily practice...
  42. ncbi Allergic contact dermatitis in children: should pattern of dermatitis determine referral? A retrospective study of 500 children tested between 1995 and 2004 in one U.K. centre
    T H Clayton
    Department of Dermatology, Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds LS1 3EX, UK
    Br J Dermatol 154:114-7. 2006
    ..Allergic contact dermatitis (ACD) increases with age, and a prevalence of between 13.3% and 24.5% has been reported. Patch testing infants may be particularly difficult, and false-positive reactions may occur...
  43. ncbi Nickel allergy: lack of correlation between systemic TH1 immune response and skin patch testing
    Gordon E Pate
    J Invasive Cardiol 17:574. 2005
  44. ncbi Thresholds of contact sensitization from disperse dyes in textiles
    Ian Kimber
    Contact Dermatitis 52:295. 2005
  45. ncbi Contact allergy in chronic leg ulcers: results of a multicentre study carried out in 423 patients and proposal for an updated series of patch tests
    Annick Barbaud
    Dermatology Department, Fournier Hospital, University Hospital of Nancy, Nancy, France
    Contact Dermatitis 60:279-87. 2009
    ..There is a lack of prospective studies investigating contact sensitization in patients with chronic leg ulcers...
  46. ncbi Contact allergy in chronic eczematous lip dermatitis
    Donatella Schena
    Sezione di Dermatologia e Venereologia, Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche e Chirurgiche, Universita di Verona, Piazzale A Stefani 1, 37126 Verona, Italy
    Eur J Dermatol 18:688-92. 2008
    ..Children were also tested with atopy patch tests. Moreover, all patients were investigated for past or current presence of atopic diseases...
  47. ncbi Thimerosal and the relevance of patch-test reactions in children
    Andrew Breithaupt
    University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    Dermatitis 19:275-7. 2008
    ....
  48. ncbi A retrospective analysis of contact allergy to lanolin
    S H Wakelin
    St John's Institute of Dermatology, London, UK
    Br J Dermatol 145:28-31. 2001
    ..23%; 95% CI 1.81--4.65). There was an unexplained decline in the rate of positive patch tests to Amerchol L-101...
  49. doi Atopy patch tests with aeroallergens in children aged 0-3 years with atopic dermatitis
    A C A Devillers
    Medical Center Rijnmond ZuidGroene Hilledijk 315, EA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Allergy 63:1088-90. 2008
  50. ncbi Contact hypersensitivity and allergic contact dermatitis among school children and teenagers with eczema
    Ewa Czarnobilska
    Institute of Clinical and Environmental Toxicology, Faculty of Medicine, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Krakrow, Poland
    Contact Dermatitis 60:264-9. 2009
    ..Patch testing is an essential procedure in the investigation of eczema in children...
  51. ncbi Fixed drug eruption to cetirizine with positive lesional patch tests to the three piperazine derivatives
    Mariana Cravo
    Clinic of Dermatology, University Hospital, Coimbra, Portugal
    Int J Dermatol 46:760-2. 2007
    ..Nevertheless, four cases of fixed drug eruption (FDE) as a result of this drug have been described recently. We present the case of a 45-year-old woman with a multilocalized FDE following oral intake of cetirizine for allergic rhinitis...
  52. ncbi The strip patch test--indication in occupational dermatology demonstrated with a case history
    Heinrich Dickel
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Division of Allergology, Occupational and Environmental Dermatology, St Josef Hospital, Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 7:965-7. 2009
    ..From this case it is obvious that the detection of a SPT-positive and patch test-negative sensitization may have a significant impact on the situation with respect to the legal and insurance position...
  53. ncbi Atopy patch test in the diagnosis of food allergy in children with gastrointestinal symptoms
    B Cudowska
    Department of Pediatrics, Gastroenterology and Allergology, Medical University of Bialystok, Poland
    Adv Med Sci 55:153-60. 2010
    ..To evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of the atopy patch test (APT) in detection of delayed-type sensitization to different food allergens, in children with digestive symptoms and with/or without cow's milk allergy...
  54. ncbi Strip patch test vs. conventional patch test: investigation of dose-dependent test sensitivities in nickel- and chromium-sensitive subjects
    H Dickel
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 23:1018-25. 2009
    ..Tape stripping the skin prior to patch testing (strip patch test, SPT) may enhance percutaneous penetration of test substances and increase skin reactivity to test substances...
  55. ncbi Late patch test reaction to textile dyes
    Dan Slodownik
    Department of Dermatology, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    Contact Dermatitis 53:172. 2005
  56. ncbi Comparative study of patch test using traditional method vs. prior skin abrading
    M F M Fernandes
    Allergy and Immunology Service, Hospital do Servidor Público Estadual Francisco Morato de Oliveira, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 21:1351-9. 2007
    ..The patch test is an essential procedure for the investigation of aetiologic diagnosis of allergic contact dermatitis, although it is not yet able to fully reproduce the events of the initial site of contact with the allergen...
  57. ncbi [Prospective study of the significance of contact sensitization caused by metal implants]
    H W Duchna
    Abt f Pneumologie, Allergologie und Schlafmedizin, Ruhr Universitat Bochum
    Zentralbl Chir 123:1271-6. 1998
    ..Allergies caused by metallic implants are often thought to be a reason for postoperative complications like bone necrosis or loosening of the prosthesis...
  58. ncbi Comparison of 24 hour whole body versus patch tests for estimating body surface electrolyte losses
    Cristina Palacios
    Department of Foods adn Nutrition, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 1264, USA
    Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab 13:479-88. 2003
    ..To compare dermal electrolyte loss between whole body and regional patch methods in women during 24-h...
  59. ncbi A multifactorial analysis of concurrent patch-test reactions to nickel, cobalt, and chromate
    J Hegewald
    Department of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University of Erlangen Nurnberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Allergy 60:372-8. 2005
    Previous research indicates that positive patch tests to nickel (II) sulphate, cobalt (II) chloride and potassium dichromate commonly occur together.
  60. ncbi Retrospective evaluation of patch testing before or after metal device implantation
    Kurtis B Reed
    College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Arch Dermatol 144:999-1007. 2008
    ..To review the results of patch testing before or after metal device implantation...
  61. ncbi Cr(III) and Cr(VI) in leather and elicitation of eczema
    Malene Barre Hansen
    Department of Dermatology, The National Allergy Research Center, University of Copenhagen, Gentofte Hospital, Denmark
    Contact Dermatitis 54:278-82. 2006
    ....
  62. ncbi Characteristics of nickel-allergic dermatitis patients seen in private dermatology clinics in Denmark: a questionnaire study
    Jacob Pontoppidan Thyssen
    National Allergy Research Centre Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Gentofte University Hospital Ledreborg Allé 40, 1 DK 2820 Gentofte, Denmark
    Acta Derm Venereol 89:384-8. 2009
    ..No new cases of metal dermatitis were identified after 1985. We conclude that nickel allergy has decreased among young females with dermatitis due to the nickel regulation...
  63. ncbi Contact dermatitis in Korean dental technicians
    J Y Lee
    Department of Dermatology, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea
    Contact Dermatitis 45:13-6. 2001
    ..Recording of personal history, physical examination and patch tests with the Korean standard series and dental screening series were performed in 49 dental technicians...
  64. ncbi Trends of contact allergy to fragrance mix I and Myroxylon pereirae among Danish eczema patients tested between 1985 and 2007
    Jacob P Thyssen
    Department of Dermatology, National Allergy Research Centre, Gentofte University Hospital, Ledreborg Alle 40, 1 2820 Gentofte, Denmark
    Contact Dermatitis 59:238-44. 2008
    ..Fragrance contact allergy has for long been recognized as an important health issue. In Denmark, the frequency of fragrance mix (FM) I contact allergy increased between 1985-1986 and 1997-1998 among male and female dermatitis patients...
  65. ncbi Blue-jean button nickel: prevalence and prevention of its release from buttons
    Tina Suneja
    Denver Dermatology Consultants, Denver, CO, USA
    Dermatitis 18:208-11. 2007
    ..Nickel is a common cause of allergic contact dermatitis and is associated with metal buttons and snaps on blue jeans...
  66. ncbi Positive patch tests with a dermatophagoides mix relate to an increased responsiveness to standard patch test allergens
    Jochen Brasch
    Department of Dermatology, University of Kiel, Germany
    Contact Dermatitis 46:253-7. 2002
    The diagnostic meaningfulness of patch tests with house dust mite allergens is still questionable...
  67. ncbi Cellular phone dermatitis with chromate allergy
    Mariko Seishima
    Department of Dermatology, Ogaki Municipal Hospital, Ogaki City, Japan
    Dermatology 207:48-50. 2003
    ..A patient with allergic contact dermatitis caused by hexavalent chromium plating on a cellular phone has already been reported...
  68. ncbi Patch testing discordance alert: false-negative findings with rubber additives and fragrances
    E F Sherertz
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 45:313-4. 2001
    ..These results suggest that positive reactions to fragrance, thiuram, and carba mix allergens may be missed if the T.R.U.E. Test is used alone...
  69. ncbi Inverse relationship between allergic contact dermatitis and type 1 diabetes mellitus: a retrospective clinic-based study
    K Engkilde
    National Allergy Research Centre, Department of Dermatology, Gentofte Hospital, University of Copenhagen, DK 2820, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Diabetologia 49:644-7. 2006
    ..To investigate whether environmental exposure to chemicals leading to CA could influence the risk of type 1 diabetes, we conducted a retrospective clinic-based study of patients subjected to diagnostic patch testing of CA...
  70. ncbi Late eczematous reactions to food in children with atopic dermatitis
    K Breuer
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Hannover Medical University, Germany
    Clin Exp Allergy 34:817-24. 2004
    ..While immediate reactions to food are well characterized, the importance of food as a provocation factor for late eczematous reactions has been a subject of debate for several decades...
  71. ncbi Cross-reactivity between nickel and palladium demonstrated by systemic administration of nickel
    M Hindsén
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Dermatology, University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Contact Dermatitis 53:2-8. 2005
    ..Flare-up reactions of previous patch test reactions to nickel and palladium after oral challenge with nickel speak in favour of a cross-reactivity mechanism...
  72. ncbi Analysis of effector and regulatory immune reactivity to nickel
    T Rustemeyer
    Department of Pathology, VU Medisch Centrum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Exp Allergy 34:1458-66. 2004
    ..Diagnostic patch testing in allergic contact dermatitis faces the risk of boosting existing hypersensitivities or active sensitization. Risk-free and reliable in vitro assays using peripheral blood are, therefore, wanted...
  73. ncbi Diaper dye dermatitis
    Lauren Alberta
    Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01605, USA
    Pediatrics 116:e450-2. 2005
    ..Patch testing may also be valuable in identifying the allergen, because allergen avoidance is the key to prevention of recurrent disease...
  74. ncbi The use of a measure of acute irritation to predict the outcome of repeated usage of hand soap products
    C Williams
    Department of Dermatology Clinical Trials Unit, Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds LS1 3EX, UK
    Br J Dermatol 164:1311-5. 2011
    ..However, an increasing number of healthcare workers are experiencing irritant contact dermatitis of the hands as a result of repeated hand washing. This may lead to a reduced level of compliance with regard to hand hygiene...
  75. ncbi [Contact dermatitis due to ethyl alcohol: how to perform patch tests?]
    A Barbaud
    Service de Dermatologie, Hopital Fournier, 36, quai de la Bataille, 54000 Nancy
    Ann Dermatol Venereol 127:484-7. 2000
    Ethyl alcohol sensitization is rare and can induce immediate contact urticaria or delayed eczema. Patch tests performed with ethanol can provoke an irritative reaction and are not well codified.
  76. ncbi Metal patch test results from 1990-2009
    Hiromitsu Nonaka
    Department of Dermatology, Showa University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Dermatol 38:267-71. 2011
    ..01) than from 2000-2009. Nickel has been the most common metal allergen and mercury-sensitivity has decreased over 19years in Japan...
  77. ncbi ELISpot: a new tool for the detection of nickel sensitization
    M Lindemann
    Institute of Immunology, University Hospital Essen, Germany
    Clin Exp Allergy 33:992-8. 2003
    ..However, the in vivo application of allergens includes the potential of sensitization, whereas the LTT demands 6 days of cell culture and radioactive labelling procedures...
  78. ncbi Contact sensitization in children
    B M Manzini
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena, Italy
    Pediatr Dermatol 15:12-7. 1998
    ..Patch testing represents a useful diagnostic procedure for the definition of childhood eczematous dermatitis and for the identification of agents inducing contact sensitization which is frequently associated with atopic dermatitis...
  79. ncbi Hand dermatitis as an unsuspected presentation of textile dye contact sensitivity
    Francesca Giusti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Contact Dermatitis 47:91-5. 2002
    ..In the latter, the hands may represent a 'locus minoris resistentiae', and both induction and elicitation of contact sensitization could be caused by impaired barrier function at a skin site repeatedly exposed to sensitizing garments...
  80. ncbi Allergic contact dermatitis from hair dye and development of lichen simplex chronicus
    Won Young Chey
    Department of Dermatology, Eulji Hospital, Eulji University School of Medicine, Seoul 139 711, South Korea
    Contact Dermatitis 51:5-8. 2004
    ..The suggestion can therefore be made that hair dye could be a possible aetiologic agent causing LSC in those using hair dyes...
  81. ncbi Patch testing with the irritant sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS) is useful in interpreting weak reactions to contact allergens as allergic or irritant
    J Geier
    Information Network of Departments of Dermatology IVDK, Georg August University, Department of Dermatology, Gottingen, Germany
    Contact Dermatitis 48:99-107. 2003
    ..With SLS as a marker for hyperreactive skin at hand, some of these reactions can now be classified as irritant more confidently, particularly if there is no history of exposure to the allergen...
  82. ncbi The association between ambient air conditions (temperature and absolute humidity), irritant sodium lauryl sulfate patch test reactions and patch test reactivity to standard allergens
    Wolfgang Uter
    Department of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology IMBE, University of Erlangen Nurnberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Contact Dermatitis 49:97-102. 2003
    ..5% in water) has been added to the standard patch tests since July 1996 in the Dortmund Department of Dermatology...
  83. ncbi Airborne occupational allergic contact dermatitis from triglycidyl-p-aminophenol and tetraglycidyl-4,4'-methylene dianiline in preimpregnated epoxy products in the aircraft industry
    L Kanerva
    Section of Dermatology, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Dermatology 201:29-33. 2000
    ..Very little is known about allergic contact dermatitis (ACD) from preimpregnated epoxy products (prepregs)...
  84. ncbi Increased metal allergy in patients with failed metal-on-metal hip arthroplasty and peri-implant T-lymphocytic inflammation
    P Thomas
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Frauenlobstr 9 11, Munich 80337, Germany
    Allergy 64:1157-65. 2009
    ..In 16 patients with revised metal-on-metal arthroplasty and peri-implant lymphocytic inflammation, we verified the role of metal hypersensitivity by patch testing (PT) and lymphocyte transformation test (LTT)...
  85. ncbi The simultaneous occurrence of contact urticaria from sulbactam and allergic contact dermatitis from ampicillin in a nurse
    Hyun Jo Kwon
    Department of Dermatology, Kangnam St Mary s Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, 505 Banpo Dong, Seocho Ku, Seoul, Korea
    Contact Dermatitis 54:176-8. 2006
  86. ncbi Pesticide contact dermatitis in fruit and vegetable farmers of Himachal Pradesh (India)
    Ghanshyam Verma
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla 171001, Himachal Pradesh, India
    Contact Dermatitis 57:316-20. 2007
    ..Not many studies on pesticide allergic contact dermatitis are available from Himachal Pradesh (India)...
  87. ncbi Irritant contact dermatitis precipitating allergic contact dermatitis
    Chelsy L Marty
    Dermatitis 16:87-8; quiz 55-6. 2005
  88. ncbi Allergic contact dermatitis among maintenance and clerical workers in a military population
    Dan Slodownik
    Department of Dermatology, Hadassah University Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
    Contact Dermatitis 55:335-7. 2006
    ..2%) had atopic background. There were 55 positive reactions in patch tests, 25 of them to oil and cooling fluids, with 14...
  89. ncbi [Contact dermatitis due to occupational exposure]
    Kirsti Kalimo
    Suomen Terveystalo, Allergiakeskus, Turku
    Duodecim 121:773-7. 2005
  90. ncbi Sensitization to para-phenylenediamine in a streetside temporary tattoo artisan
    Leopoldo Borrego
    Servicio de Dermatologia, Hospital Universitario Insular y, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
    Contact Dermatitis 52:288-9. 2005
  91. ncbi Meat protein allergic contact dermatitis: A case report
    J Dalmau
    Department of Dermatology Hospital Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Sant Antoni Maria Claret 167, Barcelona, Spain
    Contact Dermatitis 52:285-6. 2005
  92. ncbi Occupational contact allergy and dermatitis from methylisothiazolinone after contact with wallcovering glue and after a chemical burn from a biocide
    Marléne Isaksson
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Dermatology, Malmo University Hospital, SE 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    Dermatitis 15:201-5. 2004
    ..A biocide containing Ml caused sensitization and occupational contact dermatitis in the first two patients, through contact with wallpaper glue in one case and after a chemical burn in the other case...
  93. ncbi The value of patch testing patients with a scattered generalized distribution of dermatitis: retrospective cross-sectional analyses of North American Contact Dermatitis Group data, 2001 to 2004
    Kathryn A Zug
    Section of Dermatology, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03755, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 59:426-31. 2008
    ..A scattered generalized distribution (SGD) of dermatitis is a challenging problem; patch testing is a strategy for evaluating allergic contact dermatitis as a relevant factor...
  94. ncbi Occupational dermatoses in health care workers evaluated for suspected allergic contact dermatitis
    Tina Suneja
    Department of Medicine Dermatology, University of Missouri Kansas City, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Contact Dermatitis 58:285-90. 2008
    ..Occupational skin diseases, including allergic contact dermatitis (ACD), irritant contact dermatitis, and allergic contact urticaria (ACU), occur commonly among health care workers (HCWs)...
  95. doi Airborne allergic contact dermatitis to methylchloroisothiazolinone/methylisothiazolinone in ironing water
    K J Hunter
    Department of Dermatology, St Mary s Hospital, Portsmouth PO3 6AD, UK
    Contact Dermatitis 58:183-4. 2008
  96. ncbi Iodopropynyl butylcarbamate contact allergy from wood preservative
    R F Davis
    Department of Dermatology, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester, LE1 5WW, UK
    Contact Dermatitis 56:112. 2007
  97. ncbi Contact dermatitis from dicyclohexylcarbodiimide
    Saqib J Bashir
    Contact Dermatitis Clinic, St John s Institute of Dermatology, London SE1 7EH, UK
    Contact Dermatitis 56:151-2. 2007
  98. ncbi Antimicrobial allergy from polyvinyl chloride gloves
    Kristiina Aalto-Korte
    Control of Hypersensitivity Diseases Team, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Arch Dermatol 142:1326-30. 2006
    ..We first suspected delayed-type contact allergy to benzisothiazolinone from polyvinyl chloride (PVC) gloves in 2004. We looked through our medical records from 1991 to 2005 to find similar cases...
  99. ncbi Occupational allergic contact dermatitis from 2-N-octyl-4-isothiazolin-3-one
    Kristiina Aalto-Korte
    Control of Hypersensitivity Diseases Team, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health FIOH, Helsinki FI 00250, Finland
    Contact Dermatitis 56:160-3. 2007
    ..Our sewing machine operator with OIT contact allergy had probably been sensitized from mattress textiles...
  100. ncbi Occupational allergic contact dermatitis from olive oil
    Jason D Williams
    Occupational Dermatology Research and Education Centre, Skin and Cancer Foundation, Melbourne, VIC 3053, Australia
    Contact Dermatitis 55:251-2. 2006
  101. ncbi Occupational allergic contact dermatitis to N-isopropyl-N-phenyl-p-phenylenediamine from a black rubber 'kidney' used in the ceramics industry
    V J Lewis
    Department of Dermatology, Royal Gwent Hospital, Cardiff Road, Newport NP20 2UB, UK
    Contact Dermatitis 55:250-1. 2006

Research Grants7

  1. Pimecrolius on T cell Responses in Atopic March
    Jonathan Spergel; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..In third aim of the trial, we explore the effects of pimecrolimus as a disease-modifying agent in the prevention of asthma. Asthma phenotype will be examined by spirometry per and post-beta-2-agonist and exhaled nitric oxide. ..
  2. PATHOGENIC T CELLS IN BERYLLIUM-INDUCED LUNG DISEASE
    ANDREW FONTENOT; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Additional studies will examine whether antigen processing is required for stimulation of these T cell hybridomas. Together, these studies will provide new insight into the immunopathogenesis of CBD and other granulomatous disorders. ..
  3. CONFOCAL HISTOPATHOLOGY OF CONTACT DERMATITIS IN VIVO
    Salvador Gonzalez; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..We also expect that our results may ultimately translate into more rational and effective care for patients with this common and frequently disabling problem. ..
  4. Identifying T cell ligands in sarcoidosis
    ANDREW FONTENOT; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This novel approach will generate "mimotopes" which can be screened against known peptide/protein sequences and will provide new insight into the etiologic sarcoidosis antigen. ..
  5. HIV-1 adaptation to HLA-restricted immune responses
    Simon Mallal; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The results will be used to determine how well the immune responses induced by a given vaccine would recognise diverse, variably HLA-adapted HIV-1 strains at those epitopes most critical for the prevalent HLA types of the study cohort. ..
  6. Proteomics of Cerebrospinal Fluid in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    James Baraniuk; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These methods and biomarkers may be of diagnostic value. They will be useful for assessing longitudinal changes in disease severity, phenotype, or the effects of treatment. ..