Diphtheria-tetanus skin testing. Its clinical value for delayed hypersensitivity.

  title={Diphtheria-tetanus skin testing. Its clinical value for delayed hypersensitivity.},
  author={Dixon B Kaufman and W C deMendonça and Jean Newton},
  journal={American journal of diseases of children},
  volume={134 5},
Skin testing as an in vivo means of evaluating cell-mediated immune function is extremely valuable. However, problems lie in selecting the appropriate antigens and interpreting the results. The suggestion that diphtheria-tetanus would provide a good antigen in infants and children was evaluated by comparing skin test observations with results of skin biopsy… CONTINUE READING