Annales de Dermatologie et de Vénéréologie vol:136 issue:8-9 pages:623-625
Patch testing using standard and specific batteries, as well as the ingredients of products brought in by patients, is still the most reliable way of identifying contact allergens. However, under certain conditions, other methods such as the semi-open test and the repeated open application test (ROAT test) may be more appropriate. (C) 2009 Elsevier Masson SAS. All rights reserved.