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Keywords

Allergic, Contact Dermatitis, Contact Eczema, Patch Test

 

Authors

  1. No, Daniel J.
  2. Wahjudi, Ingrid
  3. Macknet, K. Dale
  4. Jacob, Sharon E.

Abstract

ABSTRACT: The patch test is considered the gold standard for the diagnosis of allergic contact dermatitis. The Thin-Layer Rapid Use Epicutaneous Patch Test (T.R.U.E. Test) is a patch test approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration containing 35 preloaded, ready-to-apply allergens and allergen mixes. Our objective is to provide a comprehensive review of the commercially available patch test kit.