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Title: Thermography : high sensitivity and specificity diagnosing contact dermatitis in patch testing
Authors : Anzengruber, Florian
Alotaibi, Fayez
Kaufmann, Lilian S.
Ghosh, Adhideb
Oswald, Martin R.
Maul, Julia-Tatjana
Meier Käppeli, Barbara Katharina
French, Lars E.
Bonmarin, Mathias
Navarini, Alexander A.
Published in : Allergology international
Volume(Issue) : 68
Issue : 2
Publisher / Ed. Institution : Wiley
Issue Date: 2018
License (according to publishing contract) : CC BY-NC-ND 4.0: Attribution - Non commercial - No derivatives 4.0 International
Type of review: Peer review (Publication)
Language : English
Subjects : Allergic contact dermatitis; Contact allergy; Infrared; Irritant contact dermatitis; Patch testing
Subject (DDC) : 616: Internal medicine and diseases
Abstract: Patch testing of contact allergens to diagnose allergic contact dermatitis (ACD) is a traditional, useful tool. The most important decision is the distinction between allergic and irritant reactions, as this has direct implications on diagnosis and management. Our objective was to evaluate a new method of non-contact infrared reading of patch tests. Secondary objectives included a possible correlation between the intensity of the patch test reaction and temperature change.
Further description : In Press
Departement: School of Engineering
Organisational Unit: Institute of Computational Physics (ICP)
Publication type: Article in scientific Journal
DOI : 10.21256/zhaw-3414
ISSN: 1323-8930
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