• Christopher Roland LovellEmail author
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Production of cut flowers and ornamental pot plants is a major industry worldwide. In addition to the risk of mechanical trauma and irritant contact dermatitis from wet work, florists and flower sellers are exposed to an increasing range of potentially allergenic plant species and cultivars.


Florists Irritant contact dermatitis Allergic contact dermatitis Wet work Plants Alstroemeria Tulipa Compositae Arachnioides Patch testing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Dermatology UnitRoyal United HospitalBathUK

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