Prevalence of delayed-type and immediate-type hypersensitivity in healthcare workers with hand eczema.

@article{Ibler2016PrevalenceOD,
  title={Prevalence of delayed-type and immediate-type hypersensitivity in healthcare workers with hand eczema.},
  author={Kristina S Ibler and Gregor B. E. Jemec and Lene Heise Garvey and Tove Agner},
  journal={Contact dermatitis},
  year={2016},
  volume={75 4},
  pages={223-9}
}
BACKGROUND Occupational contact dermatitis is common in healthcare workers. Although irritant contact dermatitis resulting from wet work is the most frequently reported cause, healthcare workers also constitute high-risk group for the development of allergic contact dermatitis and contact urticaria. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the prevalence of delayed-type and immediate-type hypersensitivity in 120 healthcare workers with hand eczema. METHODS One hundred and twenty healthcare workers from three… CONTINUE READING
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