epicutaneous

ep·i·cu·ta·ne·ous

(ep'ē-kyū-tā'nē-us),
Literally, on the skin, referring to introduction of biologic material or drugs into the skin by shallow, bloodless piercing with small-gauge needles through drops of solution, used in allergy testing, tuberculosis skin tests, smallpox immunization, and in many other procedures.

epicutaneous

(ep″ĭ-kū-tā′nē-ŭs) [ epi- + cutaneous]
Located upon or applied to the skin.
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Wainwright analyst Andrew Fein spent time with "leading" key opinion leaders in food allergy at this year's American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology meeting to talk about the oral immunotherapy from Aimmune Therapeutics (AIMT) and epicutaneous immunotherapy from DBV Technologies (DBVT).
2-7] Epicutaneous sensitisation to aeroallergens has been thought to be responsible, with subsequent migration of sensitised T cells into the nose and airways, causing upper and lower airway disease.
If you choose to perform patch testing, the hypothetical detection rate of the Thin-Layer Rapid Use Epicutaneous Patch (T.
Triclosan promotes epicutaneous sensitization to peanut in mice.
To date, most phase III studies for the treatment of peanut allergy have involved oral immunotherapy and epicutaneous immunotherapy, but SLIT has been studied for the past 10 years or so, according to Dr.
The treatment is based on epicutaneous immunotherapy (EPIT), which is a proprietary technology platform that can deliver biologically active compounds to the immune system through the skin.
The treatment, called epicutaneous immunotherapy or EPIT, was safe and well-tolerated, and nearly all participants used the skin patch daily as directed.
The year-end report from an ongoing clinical trial has provided evidence that peanut allergies can be helped by a treatment that uses a patch that delivers small amounts of peanut protein through the skin - referred to as epicutaneous immunotherapy or EPIT.
The patients in many reported cases later tested positive for chlorhexidine induced hypersensitivity reaction by means of intradermal, scratch, and epicutaneous tests (43, 45, 47, 48).
An anaesthetic lidocaine/prilocaine cream (EMLA) for epicutaneous application tested for cutting split skin graft.
Value of epicutaneous patch testing in patients with oral, mucosal lesions of lichenoid character.
Lymphomatoid contact dermatitis: a syndrome produced by epicutaneous hypersensitivity with clinical features and a histopathologic picture similar to that of mycosis fungoides.