Original article

Scand J Work Environ Health 1986;12(3):221-222    pdf


Immunoglobulin E antibodies against a reactive dye--a case report.

by Hagmar L, Welinder H, Dahlquist I

The presence of specific IgE (immunoglobulin E) antibodies against a conjugate between human serum albumin and a reactive azo dye (Levafix Goldgelb E-3GA, Reactive Orange 67) was demonstrated by the radioallergosorbent test (RAST), RAST inhibition, and skin prick tests in an occupationally exposed subject with symptoms of mainly rhinoconjunctivitis.