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oa Current Allergy & Clinical Immunology - Allergic contact dermatitis in the food industry - from agriculture to food processing and manufacture : a case study of a dairy farmer : allergies in the workplace

Volume 22, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1609-3607

 

Abstract

Agriculture and food production have a high prevalence of occupational skin disease when compared with other industries. This article discusses contact dermatitis in a farmer. The discussion outlines the three main different allergic skin conditions: allergic contact dermatitis, protein contact dermatitis and contact urticaria, as well as diagnosis and management of work-related allergic skin disease, with emphasis on the allergens found in different parts of the food industry. It highlights the need for health care practitioners to consider occupational causes for all skin conditions and to take a detailed occupational history.

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2009-06-01
2019-08-24

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