Patch testing with constituents of Compositae mixes

Contact Dermatitis, 03/29/2012

Even though parthenolide seems to be a suitable supplement to the baseline series, the results emphasize that it is important to patch test with extracts of native or locally grown plants, not only because of the geographical variation, but also because of the potential unknown allergens contained in short ether preparations and the variability in the individual patient's exposure and cross–reaction patterns.

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