Patch Test Concentrations and Vehicles for Testing Contact Allergens

  • Anton C. de Groot
  • Peter J. Frosch


Patch testing is a sound, relatively safe and reasonably reliable method of identifying contact allergens in patients with contact dermatitis. It has been clearly shown that patch testing is necessary in the majority of patients with eczema [1]. The technique of patch testing is described in Chap. 10.


Contact Dermatitis Patch Testing Metam Sodium Parathion Ethyl Arsanilic Acid 
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  • Anton C. de Groot
  • Peter J. Frosch

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