Allergic Contact Dermatitis in Humans: Experimental and Quantitative Aspects

  • Malin Glindvad AhlströmEmail author
  • Jeanne Duus Johansen
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Studies on experimental elicitation of allergic contact dermatitis are essential to confirm the diagnosis and to estimate safe exposure concentrations. In the present chapter, an update of methods for experimental allergic contact dermatitis and factors determining elicitation is given.


Allergic contact dermatitis Elicitation thresholds Experimental elicitation methods 


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  • Malin Glindvad Ahlström
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jeanne Duus Johansen
    • 1
  1. 1.National Allergy Research Centre, Department of Dermatology and AllergyHerlev and Gentofte Hospital, Univeristy of CopenhagenHellerupDenmark

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