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skin test

[′skin ‚test]
(immunology)
A procedure for evaluating immunity status involving the introduction of a reagent into or under the skin.
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Clinical presentation and management of hand foot skin reaction associated with sorafenib in combination with cytoxic chemotherapy: Experience in breast cancer.
The skin reaction, called an allergic contact dermatitis, can range anywhere from a mild eczema to blistering and even permanent scarring.
The fatal skin reactions, which include Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis, occur more commonly in patients with the human leukocyte antigen--B*1502 allele.
When being considered for treatment with carbamazepine, genetically high-risk patients can be given a test that will help their health care providers make personalized drug treatment decisions and help avoid potentially serious skin reactions.
Of the 19 women in the treatment group, 7 had no skin reactions, 11 had grade 1 reactions, and 1 patient had a grade 2 reaction.
The second injection was not possible because of a skin reaction to probenecid.
In the HIV PEP registry, which collected data on occupational HIV PEP use from October 1995 through March 1999, six cases of serious adverse events related to PEP were reported among 492 registered participants; a severe skin reaction occurred in one of 11 health-care workers taking a regimen that included NVP.
In Phase 3 clinical trials, less than 1 percent of people who received INCIVEK combination treatment experienced a serious skin reaction.
Lanolin is a substance made from the wax derived from wool, which can cause a skin reaction, too.
There are many outdoor plants that can cause an adverse skin reaction simply by brushing up against them.
For the first time in my life I have had an allergic skin reaction to a plant.
1) The skin reaction may resolve when LMWH preparations are interchanged.