In this week’s hot video, our Sherry Boschert talks with Dr. Patricia Engasser about being patient when it comes patch testing. Sherry caught up with Dr. Engasser at the annual meeting of the Pacific Dermatologic Association in Pasadena, California.
The patch test is a biologic test. It needs to be interpreted carefully. Some weak reactions are important.
Dr. Engasser, who is a dermatologist in private practice in Menlo Park, California, recommends repeating the patch test for weak results to ensure reproducibility.
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