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Name 3 skin tests that are performed for allergy testing.
1)patch
2)scratch
3)intradermal
Patch (allergy test)
Suspect allergy-causing substance placed on the skin
Scratch (Allergy test)
Several scratches made in the skin and test material applied
Intradermal (Allergy test)
Injection of reactive substance between layers of skin for reaction
Cauterization
Burning procedure destroys diseased tissue (electrocauterization)
Cryosurgery
Tissue is destroyed by cold or freezing procedure
Fungal tests
Scrapings from skin lesions are placed on a growth medium for several weeks, then examined microscopically for evidence of fungal growth
Skin Biopsy
Skin lesion or sample is removed and sent pathological analysis