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Document ID (ISN)74577
CIS number 00-478
ISSN - Serial title 0105-1873 - Contact Dermatitis
Year 2000
Convention or series no.
Author(s) de Cock P., van Ginkel C.J.W., Faber W.R., Bruynzeel D.P.
Title Occupational airborne allergic contact dermatitis from sawdust in livestock sheds
Bibliographic information Feb. 2000, Vol.42, No.2, p.113. 5 ref.
Abstract Report of two cases: a 21-year-old farmer's son working week-ends on his parents' pig and cattle farm who developed dermatitis on the face and forearms and a 43-year old dairy farmer with eczema of the hands. Both had positive patch tests to colophony. The dairy farmer also showed a positive reaction to penicillin. It was concluded that they had occupational airborne allergic contact dermatitis from the colophony in sawdust in livestock sheds. An allergic contact dermatitis to penicillin was also diagnosed for the dairy farmer.
Descriptors (primary) livestock rearing; allergens; sawdust; dermatitis; airborne dust
Descriptors (secondary) case study; penicillins; skin tests; eczema; hand; colophony
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceNetherlands
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Livestock rearing
Skin diseases