Table 4

Cyanobacterial and algal patch series: positive and equivocal patch test results

Subject


Test material

Concentration

PT01

PTO2

PT04

PT06

PT19

CO05

CO06

CO08

CO09


C. raciborskii

0.005%

(++)* (+)**

AWT 205 cell

0.05%

(++)* (+)**

suspension

0.25%

(++)* (+)**

C. raciborskii

630 ppb

(+/-)*

AWT 205 LPS

6 ppm

extract

31 ppm

M. aeruginosa

C. raciborskii

0.005%

(+)* (+)**

Aphanizomenon sp.

0.05%

(++)* (+)**

North Pine Dam cell suspension

0.25%

(+)* (+)**

M. aeruginosa

0.005%

(+)**

Lake Coolmunda

0.05%

(+)**

cell suspension

0.25%

(+/-)*

(+/-)**

M. aeruginosa

260 ppb

(+/-)*

Lake Coolmunda

3 ppm

(+/-)*

(+/-)**

LPS extract

13 ppm

(+/-)*

(+/-)**

M. aeruginosa

0.005%

(+/-)*

QH/NR/Ma/03 cell

0.05%

suspension

0.25%

(+/-)*

(+/-)*

A. circinalis

0.005%

Lake Coolmunda

0.05%

(+/- IR)*

(+/-)*

cell suspension

0.25%

(+ IR)*

Planktothrix sp.

0.005%

QH/NR/Px/01 cell

0.05%

(+)*

(+)* (+)**

suspension

0.25%

(+)**

C. vulgaris

0.005%

(+/- IR)*

(+/-)*

(+)*

CS-42 cell

0.05%

(+/-)*

(+)*

(+/-)*

suspension

0.25%

(+/-)*

(+)*


*: grading at 48-hour inspection

**: grading at 96-hour inspection

Subject prefix "PT" = dermatology outpatient subject

Subject prefix "CO" = non-patient volunteer

Stewart et al. BMC Dermatology 2006 6:6   doi:10.1186/1471-5945-6-6

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