Allergic contact dermatitis caused by methylisothiazolinone from different sources, including ‘mislabelled’ household wet wipes

  title={Allergic contact dermatitis caused by methylisothiazolinone from different sources, including ‘mislabelled’ household wet wipes},
  author={Luc Vanneste and Lena Persson and Erik Zimerson and Magnus Bruze and Ruth Luyckx and An Goossens},
  journal={Contact Dermatitis},
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