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Administrative data

Endpoint:
epidemiological data
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
other information

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
publication
Title:
Occupational skin diseases among dental nurses.
Author:
Alanko K, Susitaival P, Jokanki R, & Kanerva L
Year:
2004
Bibliographic source:
Contact Dermatitis. 50(2): 77-82.

Materials and methods

Study type:
cross sectional study
Test guideline
Qualifier:
no guideline followed
Principles of method if other than guideline:
Female dental nurses (n=799) were inquired about skin, respiratory symptoms, atopy, work history, and methods at work to determine the prevalence of occupational dermatitis against BPA.

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent

Results and discussion

Results:
Only one case (0.1%) of allergic contact dermatitis against BPA was identified as a cause of occupational dermatitis in the surveyed population.

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Executive summary:

Female dental nurses (n=799) were inquired about skin, respiratory symptoms, atopy, work history, and methods at work to determine the prevalence of occupational dermatitis against BPA. Only one case (0.1%) of allergic contact dermatitis against BPA was identified as a cause of occupational dermatitis in the surveyed population.