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The Identification of Contact Allergens by Animal Assay. the Guinea Pig Maximization Test
The guinea pig is the laboratory animal par excellencefor the establishment of allergic contact sensitization. Basic knowledge of this form of delayed hypersensitivity has derived almost exclusivelyExpand
Staphylococcus aureus in the lesions of atopic dermatitis
Quantitative aerobic cultures were obtained from fifty patients with chronic plaques, and from twenty with exudative lesions of atopic dermatitis. In the former, Staphylococcus aureus was isolatedExpand
The identification of contact allergens by animal assay. The guinea pig maximization test.
The microbiology of the human axilla and its relationship to axillary odor.
The axillary microflora of 229 subjects was characterized quantitatively and the results correlated with whether the odor was pungent body odor or instead a faint "acid odor". The axillary flora wasExpand
Photoprotection by melanin--a comparison of black and Caucasian skin.
The photoprotective role of melanin was evaluated by comparing the transmission of ultraviolet (UV) radiation through skin samples of blacks and Caucasians, using both biologic and spectroscopicExpand
A new formula for depigmenting human skin.
Complete depigmentation of the noraml skin of adult male blacks was procured by the daily application for five to seven weeks of a formula consisting of 0.1% tretinoin, 5.0% hydroquinone, 0.1%Expand
An investigation of the biology of the human sebaceous gland.
The aim of this paper is to set forth a new concept of human sebaceous gland functioning and to examine certain forces influential in the gland's activityf. In essence, the current view is that theExpand
The identification of contact allergens by human assay. I. A critique of standard methods.
  • A. Kligman
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of investigative dermatology
  • 1 November 1966
This is the third and final portion of a report of a project designed for the purpose of improving standard methods of detecting contact allergens.The first dealt with the theoretical and technicalExpand