allergic contact dermatitis

Allergic contact dermatitis

Also known as Type IV, Delayed Hypersensitivity or Chemical Allergy Only those persons who are genetically predisposed to specific chemical allergens are susceptible to experiencing an allergic response. In common with other allergies, repeated exposure to the specific allergen accelerates the sensitization process until that individual’s personal threshold is reached. Once this is achieved, subsequent …

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Managing glove associated reactions in the laboratory

All of us in the laboratory have probably encountered personally or from colleagues skin reactions when wearing gloves. Indeed given the substantial increase in glove usage in the laboratory, the fact that the incidence of glove associated reactions has also risen should come as no surprise. To address these concerns, SHIELD Scientific has recently published …

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