Skin Prick Test Results of Canakkale Onsekizmart University Faculty of Medicine Dermatology Department

IŞIK S., Ogretmen Z., KILIÇ S., Cevizci S.

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL AND ANALYTICAL MEDICINE, vol.6, pp.603-605, 2015 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 6
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.4328/jcam.3746
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.603-605


Aim: In this study we aimed to evaluate the prick test results of the patients with chronic urticaria, allergic rhinitis, sinusitis conjunctivitis, pharyngitis, allergic asthma and atopic dermatitis who attended to dermatology department of Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University Faculty of Medicine. Material and Method: The prick test results of 583 patients with chronic urticaria, allergic rhinitis, sinusitis, conjunctivitis, pharyngitis, allergic asthma, atopic dermatitis were assessed retrospectively for this study. 50 standard allergens including pollens, grass, weed, fungal allergens, latex, cat fur, dog hair, house dust mites and foods were performed to the patients. Results: The ages of the patients were between 3 and 70 (mean age was 30.6 +/- 17.5). At least one positive prick test result to any allergen were obtained in 359 patients (61.6%). The most common allergens were; house dust mites (50.5%), weed(28.8%), polen grains(29%), tomato (13.7%), coffee (13.1%), chicken meat (13.0%) and chocolate (12.7%), respectively. Discussion: We think that our study will help to contribute to the allergen map of our country.