Invited Commentary: Recommendation for a North American Pediatric Patch Test Series

Invited Commentary

DOI: 10.1007/s11882-014-0444-6

Cite this article as:
Jacob, S.E., Admani, S. & Herro, E.M. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep (2014) 14: 444. doi:10.1007/s11882-014-0444-6
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  1. Topical Collection on Allergic Skin Diseases


Given the increased recognition of pediatric allergic contact dermatitis and lack of patch testing consensus in children, we present a minimum basic 20-allergen North American pediatric series, for screening children ages 6–12 with suspected contact allergy.


Pediatric Children Patch test Allergic contact dermatitis Atopic dermatitis Allergen Recommendation 

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sharon E. Jacob
    • 1
    • 4
  • Shehla Admani
    • 2
  • Elise M. Herro
    • 3
  1. 1.University of California—Rady Children’s HospitalSan DiegoUSA
  2. 2.Rady Children’s HospitalSan DiegoUSA
  3. 3.University of Texas Health Science CenterSan AntonioUSA
  4. 4.Contact Dermatitis ClinicLoma Linda UniversityLoma LindaUSA

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