Use of gloves in protection from diallyl disulphide allergy

@article{Moyle2004UseOG,
  title={Use of gloves in protection from diallyl disulphide allergy},
  author={Mignon Moyle and Kathryn Frowen and Rosemary Nixon},
  journal={Australasian Journal of Dermatology},
  year={2004},
  volume={45}
}
SUMMARY Contact dermatitis, particularly affecting the fingertips, is a recognized presentation of garlic allergy. There have been no recommendations in the literature with respect to the type of gloves that offer the best protection against diallyl disulphide, the major allergen in garlic and onion. In fact, we have found that diallyl disulphide penetrates most commercially available glove types. Silver laminate gloves offered only slightly better protection. 

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