Risk factors associated with methylisothiazolinone contact sensitization

  title={Risk factors associated with methylisothiazolinone contact sensitization},
  author={W. Uter and J. Geier and A. Bauer and A. Schnuch},
  journal={Contact Dermatitis},
BACKGROUND The preservative methylisothiazolinone (MI) has become an important allergen, with a dramatic increase in sensitization prevalence being seen over the last few years. [...] Key MethodMETHODS On the basis of contact allergy surveillance data collected by the Information Network of Departments of Dermatology (www.ivkd.org), 2009-2012, in the course of 28,922 patch tests with MI, 500 ppm in water, included in a series of cosmetic preservatives, logistic regression analysis was employed to quantify…Expand
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