The significance of fragrance mix, balsam of Peru, colophony and propolis as screening tools in the detection of fragrance allergy.

@article{Whrl2001TheSO,
  title={The significance of fragrance mix, balsam of Peru, colophony and propolis as screening tools in the detection of fragrance allergy.},
  author={Stefan W{\"o}hrl and W. Hemmer and Margarete Focke and Manfred G{\"o}tz and Reinhart Jarisch},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  year={2001},
  volume={145 2},
  pages={268-73}
}
BACKGROUND Patch testing to fragrances is an important step in the diagnosis of fragrance allergy. OBJECTIVES To determine the usefulness of adding propolis to the European standard series to test for fragrance allergy. PATIENTS AND METHODS A total of 2660 consecutive patients were patch tested with a standard patch test series; 747 suspected of fragrance allergy were tested further with a special fragrance series. RESULTS The positive results to the standard series in 2660 patients were… CONTINUE READING