An outbreak of Paederus dermatitis in a primary school, Terengganu, Malaysia.

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Outbreaks of Paederus dermatitis have been reported in several Asia-Pacific countries when rove beetles (genus Paederus) are accidentally brushed or crushed on the skin, releasing haemolymph pederin. An investigation was conducted in a school to ascertain the causative agent, establish the case definition, epidemiological characterisation of cases… (More)

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@article{Rahmah2008AnOO, title={An outbreak of Paederus dermatitis in a primary school, Terengganu, Malaysia.}, author={E Rahmah and M J Norjaiza}, journal={The Malaysian journal of pathology}, year={2008}, volume={30 1}, pages={53-6} }