intradermal test


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intradermal test

n.
A test for hypersensitivity or allergy in which a small amount of the suspected allergen is injected into the skin.
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Noun1.intradermal test - a form of skin test in which the suspected allergen is injected into the skin
skin test - any test to determine immunity or sensitivity to a disease by introducing small amounts on or into the skin
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This perception is understandable as molds are usually missed by skin prick tests (SPT), and they can frequently be missed by an intradermal test with a 1:1000 wt/vol dilution.
Abbreviations IgE -- immunoglobulin E sIgE -- specific immunoglobulin E DPT -- drug provocation test ST -- skin test SPT -- skin prick test IDT -- intradermal test tIgE -- total IgE DST -- delayed skin test PPL -- benzylpenicilloyl poly-L-lysine MDM -- minor determinant mix Determination of specific immunoglobulin E (sIgE) is a part of the diagnostic protocol in suspected penicillin allergy.
Skin prick test and intradermal test with 0.5% and 0.0002% chlorhexidine gluconate, respectively, may be used for diagnostic purposes of allergic reactions [5].
for 3 consecutive days after intradermal test against hypersensitivity reaction.
Skin tests are performed with the suspected drug as in intradermal test. The result of the test is evaluated after 48-72-96 hours.
In the present study, we reviewed our clinical intradermal test (IDT) data from 2001 to 2003 on 62 kinds of allergenic sources and compared the amino acid sequences and 3D structures of the major allergens obtained from different biological sources, with the goal of logically reducing these allergenic sources to a few species, as well as progressively clustering the 280 major allergens obtained from the ExPASy Proteomics Server (June 20, 2012) into several of the most representative major allergens.
The usefulness of intradermal test for selection of safe alternative corticosteroids should be practiced.
If the SPT is negative it should be followed by an intradermal test (IDT) which is performed by injecting various dilutions into the skin.
Keywords: asthma, asthma symptoms, allergens, sinusitis, skin prick test, intradermal test, gerd, diagnosis