|Document ID (ISN)||64468|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0105-1873 - Contact Dermatitis
|Convention or series no.
||Susitaival P., Husman L., Hollmén A., Horsmanheimo M., Husman K., Hannuksela M.
||Hand eczema in Finnish farmers. A questionnaire-based clinical study
||Mar. 1995, Vol.32, No.3, p.150-155. 29 ref.
||In a questionnaire survey of 2005 Finnish farmers, 172 (8.6%) reported hand or forearm dermatoses. Skin tests revealed that the majority of the dermatoses were eczema and most were considered to be work-related. Cow allergy was found in 41 farmers. Immediate allergy to cow epithelium was encountered in 28 of these and delayed contact allergy to cow dander was found in 27. Results suggest that in addition to skin prick tests using commercial cow epithelium extract, patch tests using fresh cow dander should also be carried out, and both immediate and delayed responses should be read.
||allergens; Finland; agriculture; eczema; skin allergies
||livestock rearing; dander; skin tests; cohort study; questionnaire survey
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Finland|
|Broad subject area(s)