Insulin-induced drug eruptions and reliability of skin tests.

@article{Lee2002InsulininducedDE,
  title={Insulin-induced drug eruptions and reliability of skin tests.},
  author={Ai-Young Lee and William Chey and Joon Woo Choi and Jae-Seok Jeon},
  journal={Acta dermato-venereologica},
  year={2002},
  volume={82 2},
  pages={
          114-7
        }
}
Allergic reaction to insulin preparations seemed to have decreased since the introduction of contaminant-free, human preparations. The role of protamine sulfate in decreasing the prevalence of allergy is unclear. This study examines the causative components of insulin allergy along with the value of skin tests for diagnosis. Eleven patients with insulin allergy and 53 patients receiving insulin but without an insulin allergy were included as controls. Intradermal skin tests were conducted using… CONTINUE READING

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