Intracutaneous Testing in Doubtful Cases of Contact Allergy to Metals
In 66 of 1670 consecutively patch-tested patients, an intradermal test with chromium, cobalt, and nickel was additionally performed. Among these 66 patients, there were 49 with one or more doubtful metal reactions : a true allergy was confirmed in 24 cases, but rejected in 54.
Key wordsIntracutaneous test Chromate Cobalt Nickel
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