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|Title:||Thermography : high sensitivity and specificity diagnosing contact dermatitis in patch testing|
|Authors :||Anzengruber, Florian|
Kaufmann, Lilian S.
Oswald, Martin R.
Meier Käppeli, Barbara Katharina
French, Lars E.
Navarini, Alexander A.
|Published in :||Allergology international|
|Publisher / Ed. Institution :||Wiley|
|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)|
|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|
|Appears in Collections:||Publikationen School of Engineering|
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