• Andrea BauerEmail author
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Prevanlence of occupatinal hand dermatitis in cleaning is from 10–53% in different studies. Irritant contact dermatitis is more often reported than allergic contact dermatitis. Type IV sensitizations to rubber chemical and disinfectants are diagnosed freuqently. prevention strategies in cleaning must be revisited.


Cleaners Occupational contact dermatitis Allergy Rubber chemical Disinfectants Irritation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Dermatology, University Allergy CenterUniversity Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Technical University of DresdenDresdenGermany

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