Sensitization to disperse dyes in a patch test population over a five-year period.

@article{Seidenari2002SensitizationTD,
  title={Sensitization to disperse dyes in a patch test population over a five-year period.},
  author={Stefania Seidenari and Francesca Giusti and Federica Massone and Lucia Mantovani},
  journal={American journal of contact dermatitis : official journal of the American Contact Dermatitis Society},
  year={2002},
  volume={13 3},
  pages={101-7}
}
BACKGROUND In spite of sporadic data pointing at the role of textile dyes as important contact allergens, only few studies have addressed the issue of the frequency of sensitization to textile dyes in populations of consecutive patients. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of sensitization to disperse dyes, to investigate cross reactivity between azo dyes and para-amino compounds, to describe azo-dye-positive patients, and to study the correlation between… CONTINUE READING

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The most common sensitizers were Disperse Blue ( DB ) dyes and Disperse Orange 3 .
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