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Document ID (ISN)110402
CIS number 09-1227
ISSN - Serial title 0019-8366 - Industrial Health
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Kezic S., Visser M.J., Verberk M.M.
Title Individual susceptibility to occupational contact dermatitis
Bibliographic information Sep. 2009, Vol.47, No.5, p.469-478. 93 ref.
Internet access [in English]
Abstract The purpose of this literature survey was to review the present knowledge on the factors which determine individual susceptibility to occupational contact dermatitis (OCD). Recent discoveries regarding genes involved in the skin barrier, inflammatory response and biotransformation of xenobiotics provide more insight in the individual susceptibility for OCD. Knowledge of the factors which predispose to OCD will be useful in occupational health practice for the application of preventive measures and for career guidance for apprentices and workers in high risk occupations.
Descriptors (primary) eczema; limitation of exposure; industrial physicians; occupational medicine; individual susceptibility
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; interleukins; research; genetic effects; skin allergies
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceNetherlands
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Genetic factors in reaction to exposures
Skin diseases