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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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(29.) Liu GJ, Wang QP Application of intradermal test in diagnosing cysticercosis.
Intradermal tests with progesterone shows both immediate reactions (within 30 minutes) and delayed reactions (24-48 hours later) and may indicate both types I and IV hypersensitivity reactions.10 Skin test results in our patient with progesterone had shown immediate reactions (within 30 minutes), delayed reactions (24-48 hours later), and reactions with features of both immediate and delayed features.
Common allergens of atopic dermatitis in dogs: comparative findings based on intradermal tests. J.
Often there's uncertainty when the patient is patch-test positive to lidocaine but doesn't react to the intradermal test. In such situations, "I would still avoid lidocaine and give mepivacaine if the intradermal test to mepivacaine was negative," Dr.
A skin prick test and an intradermal test are the most common tests used to identify an allergy.
Reproducibility and relationship between skin sensitivity estimated by end-point titration and histamine equivalent reaction using skin prick test and intradermal test. Allergy 1985;40: 354-62.
TABLE 1 Accuracy of diagnostic tests for diagnosis of cat allergy (13) Test Sensitivity Specificity PV+ PV- LR+ LR- Skin prick test 79.2 90.6 92.6 74.3 8.4 0.2 Intradermal test 60.0 31.0 23.1 69.2 0.9 1.3 RAST 69.2 100 100 72.7 69.2 0.3 Note: Results are based upon any upper or lower symptoms when exposed to cat challenge.
The clinical relevancy of intradermal test results in patients with allergic otitis media with effusion, rhinitis and/or asthma.
His ESR was 42mm after one hour and Mantoux Intradermal test was strongly positive (25 mm).
The testing was done with skin prick tests using penicillin ma jot determinant and two minor determinants, penicillin G and penicillin A, and negative skin prick tests were followed with an intradermal test.