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Document ID (ISN)78602
CIS number 02-818
ISSN - Serial title 0105-1873 - Contact Dermatitis
Year 2000
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Murphy R., Gawkrodger D.J.
Title Occupational latex contact urticaria in non-health-care occupations
Bibliographic information Aug. 2000, Vol.43, No.2, p.111. 6 ref.
Abstract Three case reports of latex contact urticaria are presented, involving workers in non-health-care occupations: a ceramic tiler, a car cleaner and a automobile mechanic. All three wore gloves at work. All tested positive to natural latex rubber patch and prick tests.
Descriptors (primary) protective gloves; urticaria; latex; natural rubber
Descriptors (secondary) case study; skin allergies; skin tests; vehicle repair and servicing; tiling; eczema
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Hand and arm protection
Skin diseases