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Finn Chambers Patch Test Detects 93% Relevant Fragrance Reactions – Study

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The Finn Chambers allergen patch test method detected 92.9% of relevant fragrance reactions in a University of Kansas methods comparison study published in the December Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology

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