Intradermal tests in dermatology-I: tests for infectious diseases.

  title={Intradermal tests in dermatology-I: tests for infectious diseases.},
  author={Rahul Nagar and Sushil Pande and Uday Sharatchandra Khopkar},
  journal={Indian journal of dermatology, venereology and leprology},
  volume={72 6},
INTRODUCTION Although the tests could be done at any site, the proximal part of the flexor aspect of the forearm is Intradermal tests are widely used to support the conventionally used. This site can be conveniently diagnosis of dermatological and nondermatological exposed and the skin of the proximal area is more diseases. They are mainly indicated for the detection sensitive than the distal. of immediate (Type I hypersensitivity) and delayed type hypersensitivity (DTH, Type IV… CONTINUE READING