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How does patch test distinguish between a latex allergy and other possible allergies?
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Dr. Stephen Daquino
Sports Medicine
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In brief: Patch Test
Basically it places the skin in contact with multiple different substances each separated in a grid pattern.
When one causes a reaction we can differentiate it from the others that did not cause one.

In brief: Patch Test
Basically it places the skin in contact with multiple different substances each separated in a grid pattern.
When one causes a reaction we can differentiate it from the others that did not cause one.
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