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Document ID (ISN)77279
CIS number 01-1531
ISSN - Serial title 0339-6517 - Documents pour le médecin du travail
Year 1999
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Crépy M.N.
Title Contact dermatitis from proteins - An underestimated occupational skin disease
Original title Dermatite de contact aux protéines - Une dermatose professionnelle sous-estimée [in French]
Bibliographic information 3rd Quarter 1999, No.79, p.249-253. 31 ref.
Abstract Occupational contact dermatitis from proteins concerns mainly workers in restaurants, in the food industry or in contact with animals. Responsible substances can include protein-rich fruit and vegetables, animal proteins, flour and enzymes. Contents: physiopathology; diagnosis in an occupational setting; diagnosis techniques (skin tests, IgE determination); prevention; compensation.
Descriptors (primary) proteins; restaurants; food industry; handling of animals; eczema
Descriptors (secondary) immunoglobulins; flour; meat; workmen's compensation; fruits; diagnosis; skin tests; vegetables
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Skin diseases
Hotels and restaurants
Livestock rearing
Food industry