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Description:This patient was photographed in a clinical setting, and was undergoing an allergen sensitivity test in order to determine to which allergens this person was sensitive.
Allergens included in the test to which this patient displayed reactions were spider, moth, scorpion, caterpillar, tick and to a slight extent, a worker honey bee, as evidenced by the inflammatory wheal surrounding each site of inoculation. Allergens to which the patient experienced a negative reaction included caterpillar web, spider web, and house dust.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. Frank Perlman, M.A. Parsons
Creation Date:1965
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Links:CDC - National Center for Health Statistics; FastStats: Allergies and Hay Fever
CDC – National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health; Education and Information Division; Workplace Safety & Health Topic: Asthma and Allergies
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