Patch testing with fragrance mix II: results of the IVDK 2005-2008.

@article{Krautheim2010PatchTW,
  title={Patch testing with fragrance mix II: results of the IVDK 2005-2008.},
  author={Andrea Krautheim and Wolfgang Uter and Peter J Frosch and Axel Schnuch and Johannes Geier},
  journal={Contact dermatitis},
  year={2010},
  volume={63 5},
  pages={262-9}
}
BACKGROUND The fragrance mix (FM I), established in 1977, detects the majority, but not all cases of contact allergy to fragrances. Based on European research 2002/2003, fragrance mix II (FM II) was developed to supplement FM I. In 2005, the German Contact Dermatitis Research Group (DKG) added FM II to their baseline series. OBJECTIVES To evaluate reactions to FM II and its constituents in routine patch testing. METHODS Retrospective data analysis of the Information Network of Departments… CONTINUE READING