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No particular biomarker is reliable to diagnose eczema. However, potential options include CD30, macrophage-derived chemoattractant (MDC}, thymus and activation-regulated cytokine (TARC), and interleukin-12 (IL-12) ,interleukin-16 (IL-16, interleukin-18 (IL-18), and interleukin-31 (IL-31).[1] [2] [3] [4]

Other Diagnostic Studies of Eczema


  1. Eichenfield LF, Tom WL, Chamlin SL, Feldman SR, Hanifin JM, Simpson EL; et al. (2014). "Guidelines of care for the management of atopic dermatitis: section 1. Diagnosis and assessment of atopic dermatitis". J Am Acad Dermatol. 70 (2): 338–51. doi:10.1016/j.jaad.2013.10.010. PMC 4410183. PMID 24290431.
  2. Kabashima K (2013). "New concept of the pathogenesis of atopic dermatitis: interplay among the barrier, allergy, and pruritus as a trinity". J Dermatol Sci. 70 (1): 3–11. doi:10.1016/j.jdermsci.2013.02.001. PMID 23473856.
  3. Murat-Susić S, Lipozencić J, Zizić V, Husar K, Marinović B (2006). "Serum eosinophil cationic protein in children with atopic dermatitis". Int J Dermatol. 45 (10): 1156–60. doi:10.1111/j.1365-4632.2006.02865.x. PMID 17040428.
  4. Schulte-Herbrüggen O, Fölster-Holst R, von Elstermann M, Augustin M, Hellweg R (2007). "Clinical relevance of nerve growth factor serum levels in patients with atopic dermatitis and psoriasis". Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 144 (3): 211–6. doi:10.1159/000103994. PMID 17579279.