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Patch Testing and Prick Testing

A Practical Guide Official Publication of the ICDRG

  • Superb guide to the management of positive and negative patch test and prick test reactions

  • Extensively revised, updated, and expanded edition that reflects recent advances and includes more color illustrations

  • Invaluable for all practicing dermatologists, from the beginner to the well-trained expert

Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxii
  2. Patch Testing

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Audrey Nosbaum, Jean-François Nicolas, Jean-Marie Lachapelle
      Pages 3-9
    3. Jean-Marie Lachapelle, Howard I. Maibach
      Pages 35-77
    4. Jean-Marie Lachapelle
      Pages 79-93
    5. Jean-Marie Lachapelle, An Goossens
      Pages 95-101
    6. Jean-Marie Lachapelle, Howard I. Maibach
      Pages 103-111
    7. Jean-Marie Lachapelle, Howard I. Maibach
      Pages 113-128
    8. Jean-Marie Lachapelle, Howard I. Maibach
      Pages 129-136
    9. Audrey Nosbaum, Jean-François Nicolas
      Pages 137-144
  3. Prick Testing

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 145-145
    2. Jean-Marie Lachapelle, Howard I. Maibach
      Pages 159-170
  4. Testing in Cutaneous Systemic Immune-Related Adverse Drug Reactions: Interest and Limitations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 171-171
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 187-218

About this book

Introduction

Knowledge in the field of allergic contact dermatitis continues to expand rapidly owing to progress in the chemical, immunological, and clinical fields, including improved techniques of patch testing and prick testing. The third edition of this important book, which includes additional color illustrations, has been extensively revised, updated, and expanded to reflect the most recent developments. These include advances in patch testing methodology, in particular the new chambers that are appearing on the market, revision of the baseline series of patch tests to reflect the latest evidence-based work, and additional testing procedures. The result is a superb guide to the current management of positive and negative patch test and prick test reactions that will be invaluable for all practicing dermatologists, from the beginner to the well-trained expert.

Keywords

Allergic Contact Dermatitis Drug-induced Skin Reactions Irritant Contact Dermatitis Patch Testing Prick Testing

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Catholic University of LouvainMontigny-le-TilleulBelgium
  2. 2.School of Medicine, Department DermatologyUniversity of California, San FranciscoSan FranciscoUSA

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Patch Testing and Prick Testing
  • Book Subtitle A Practical Guide Official Publication of the ICDRG
  • Authors Jean-Marie Lachapelle
    Howard I. Maibach
  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-25492-5
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-642-25491-8
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-662-49971-9
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-642-25492-5
  • Edition Number 3
  • Number of Pages XXII, 218
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Dermatology
    Allergology
    Immunology
    Occupational Medicine/Industrial Medicine
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