|Document ID (ISN)||110303|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0105-1873 - Contact Dermatitis
|Convention or series no.
||Kerre S., Goossens A.
||Allergic contact dermatitis to ethylene oxide
||July 2009, Vol.61, No.1, p.47-48. 6 ref.
||A 35-year-old nurse presented at the dermatology department of a Belgian hospital with a two-month history of contact dermatitis affecting both forearms. Patch tests were carried out with standard series and specific products, including one piece of surgical gown sterilized and another piece not sterilized with ethylene oxide. A positive reaction was found to the sterilized gown.
||allergens; symptoms; women; skin diseases; nursing personnel; ethylene oxide
||Belgium; case study; hypersensitivity; allergy tests; skin tests; eczema
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Belgium|
|Broad subject area(s)
Health care services