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Table 1 Subjects profile and patch test reactivity to zinc

From: In vitro effects of zinc on the cytokine production from peripheral blood mononuclear cells in patients with zinc allergy

Subject no. Sex Age (year) Patch test Clinical history (duration) Drug treatment
Patients
 1 F 59 + Lichen planus (9 months) No
 2 M 41 ++ Contact dermatitis (4 years) Steroid ointment
 3 F 52 + Contact dermatitis (2 weeks) No
 4 M 77 ++ Contact dermatitis (1 month) No
 5 F 65 ++ Lichen planus (1 year) No
Controls
 1 M 50
 2 M 42
 3 M 37
 4 F 33
 5 F 36