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Conjunctival provocation test with standardised allergens extracts

Aleksandra Górska, Marta Chełmińska
Pneumonol Alergol Pol 2007;75(3):273-277.

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Vol 75, No 3 (2007)
REVIEWS
Published online: 2007-07-30
Submitted: 2013-02-22

Abstract

The conjunctival provocation test (CPT) is used to evaluate the ocular effects induced by allergen after topical application on the surface of the eye. This review summarizes the indications to CPT, technical aspects of the test, the criteria of inclusion and exclusion to CPT, the role of tear inflammatory mediators in the pathogenesis of the ocular allergic response. Presented are also the results of the latest clinical and experimental studies and new achievements in DNA technology.

Abstract

The conjunctival provocation test (CPT) is used to evaluate the ocular effects induced by allergen after topical application on the surface of the eye. This review summarizes the indications to CPT, technical aspects of the test, the criteria of inclusion and exclusion to CPT, the role of tear inflammatory mediators in the pathogenesis of the ocular allergic response. Presented are also the results of the latest clinical and experimental studies and new achievements in DNA technology.
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Keywords

conjunctiva; allergic conjuctivitis; conjuctival provocation test; allergens

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Title

Conjunctival provocation test with standardised allergens extracts

Journal

Advances in Respiratory Medicine

Issue

Vol 75, No 3 (2007)

Pages

273-277

Published online

2007-07-30

Bibliographic record

Pneumonol Alergol Pol 2007;75(3):273-277.

Keywords

conjunctiva
allergic conjuctivitis
conjuctival provocation test
allergens

Authors

Aleksandra Górska
Marta Chełmińska

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