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In vitro lymphocyte responses in contact hypersensitivity.
J Invest Dermatol 1974 Jun; 62(6):591-594
Lymphocyte responses are studied following sensitization to dinitrofluorobenzene (70348) (DNFB) by topical application by culturing lymphocytes in the presence of conjugates of DNFP and human skin. Data indicate that the method is quite effective in detecting contact sensitivity in strongly sensitive patients, but insensitive in weakly sensitized patients.
NIOSH-Publication; NIOSH-Grant; Dermatitis; Hypersensitivity; Skin-disorders; Skin-tests; Allergic-reactions
John E. Milner, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine and the Department of Environmental Health. School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington. Seattle. Washington, 98195
Issue of Publication
Journal of Investigative Dermatology
University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
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