alexa Occupational skin diseases in Singapore 2003-2004: an epidemiologic update.
Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Journal of Analytical & Bioanalytical Techniques

Author(s): Lim YL, Goon A

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Abstract In this 2-year retrospective epidemiologic study of occupational skin disease in Singapore, there were 125 patients with occupational contact dermatitis. The mean age of patients was 33.8 years, with a male to female ratio of 5.3:1. Irritant contact dermatitis made up 62.4\% of all cases, whereas allergic contact dermatitis constituted 37.6\%. Wet work/detergents, oil/grease and solvents remained the 3 commonest irritants. There was also a significant increase in representation of workers from the food/catering industry in our study. This article was published in Contact Dermatitis and referenced in Journal of Analytical & Bioanalytical Techniques

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