Photopatch testing: a consensus methodology for Europe

D. P. Bruynzeel, J. Ferguson, K. Andersen, M. Gonçalo, John English, A. Goossens, E. Holzle, S. H. Ibbotson, M. Lecha, P. Lehmann, F. Leonard, Harry Moseley, P. Pigatto, A. Tanew, European Taskforce for Photopatch Testing

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    A group of interested European Contact Dermatologists/Photobiologists met to produce a consensus statement on methodology, test materials and interpretation of photopatch testing. While it is recognized that a range of local variables operate throughout Europe, the underlying purpose of the work is to act as an essential preamble to a Pan European Photopatch Test Study focusing particularly on sunscreen chemicals.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)679-682
    Number of pages4
    JournalJournal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology
    Issue number6
    Publication statusPublished - 2004


    • Humans
    • Dermatitis, Photoallergic
    • Sunscreening Agents
    • Patch Tests
    • Europe


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