Dermatology is a medical area that includes the skin and its diseases. Skin-related conditions stands for 6% of the primary-care visits in Sweden. The field of Dermatology is dominated by the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer. Diagnostics can also concern other areas. Eczema is another large field of interest. Allergic contact-eczema is a sensibilization towards a substance, mediated by an extended cell-mediated hypersensitivity reaction. To correctly treat these allergies, with following eczema – diagnostics are vital.
Navamedic provides products for diagnosing allergic contact dermatitis.
T.R.U.E. TEST® is a convenient, ready-to-use patch test for the diagnosis of allergic contact dermatitis. Patch testing is a simple procedure to help diagnose allergic contact dermatitis and identify the causative agent. Each T.R.U.E. TEST patch test unit contains Panel 1.3, 2.3 and 3.3, and includes 35 common allergens and a negative control.
Finn Chambers® are a patch test device providing excellent occlusion because of the chamber design. The 8 mm inner diameter provides a 50 mm2 area and about 20 µl volume. Finn Chambers® are available mounted on Scanpor® tape as well as polyurethane tape. The chambers are made of aluminium. Polypropylene coated chambers (8, 12, 18 mm) and 12 mm aluminium chambers are available for special purposes.