Investigation of the threshold for allergic reactivity to chromium

@article{Basketter2001InvestigationOT,
  title={Investigation of the threshold for allergic reactivity to chromium},
  author={David A Basketter and Liran Horev and D. Slodovnik and S Merimes and Akiva Trattner and Arieh Ingber},
  journal={Contact Dermatitis},
  year={2001},
  volume={44}
}
Allergy to chromium is relatively common, often in association with exposure to cement or in leather manufacture. However, in certain locations, there appears to be a relatively large cohort of chromium‐sensitive individuals whose allergy cannot be explained by these common sources. In particular, this group include Israeli housewives with persistent hand eczema and concomitant patch test positivity to chromium. The causation of their allergy has been linked with relatively high levels of… Expand
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