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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Darsow, U; Ring, J 
Title:
[Atopy patch testing with aeroallergens and food] 
Abstract:
The atopy patch test (APT), a patch test employing allergens known to elicit IgE-mediated reactions which is assessed by evaluating eczematous skin lesions after 24 h to 72 h, was developed as a diagnostic tool for characterizing patients with aeroallergen-triggered atopic eczema (AE, atopic dermatitis). Positive APT reactions are associated with allergen-specific T-cell responses. The specificity of APT is higher than the specificity of skin prick tests or RAST. More studies for the standardiza...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Hautarzt 
Year:
2005 
Journal volume:
56 
Journal issue:
12 
Pages contribution:
1133-40 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
0017-8470 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Dermatologie und Allergologie