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Persistence of contact allergy among Danish adults: an 8-year follow-up study

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Persistence of contact allergy among Danish adults : an 8-year follow-up study. / Nielsen, N H; Linneberg, A; Menné, T; Madsen, F; Frølund, L; Dirksen, A; Jørgensen, T.

I: Contact Dermatitis, Bind 45, Nr. 6, 12.2001, s. 350-3.

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Nielsen, NH, Linneberg, A, Menné, T, Madsen, F, Frølund, L, Dirksen, A & Jørgensen, T 2001, 'Persistence of contact allergy among Danish adults: an 8-year follow-up study', Contact Dermatitis, bind 45, nr. 6, s. 350-3.

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Nielsen, N. H., Linneberg, A., Menné, T., Madsen, F., Frølund, L., Dirksen, A., & Jørgensen, T. (2001). Persistence of contact allergy among Danish adults: an 8-year follow-up study. Contact Dermatitis, 45(6), 350-3.

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Nielsen NH, Linneberg A, Menné T, Madsen F, Frølund L, Dirksen A o.a. Persistence of contact allergy among Danish adults: an 8-year follow-up study. Contact Dermatitis. 2001 dec;45(6):350-3.

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Nielsen, N H ; Linneberg, A ; Menné, T ; Madsen, F ; Frølund, L ; Dirksen, A ; Jørgensen, T. / Persistence of contact allergy among Danish adults : an 8-year follow-up study. I: Contact Dermatitis. 2001 ; Bind 45, Nr. 6. s. 350-3.

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title = "Persistence of contact allergy among Danish adults: an 8-year follow-up study",
abstract = "In 1990, a random sample of 567 persons of the 15-69-year-old population living in the Western part of Copenhagen County, Denmark, was patch tested in a cross-sectional study. In 1998, a follow-up study was performed. Out of 540 invited, 365 (68%) were re-patch tested. In the follow-up study, the persistence of allergic contact sensitivity, defined as 1 or more positive patch tests in both surveys, was 71% (37 out of 52 subjects). Nickel allergy persisted in 79% (19 out of 24 subjects), while 60% (21 out of 35 subjects) had a positive patch test reaction to 1 or more allergens, other than nickel, in both surveys. The lowest persistence was 50% (5 out of 10 subjects) and this was found for patch test reactivity to 1 or more of the cosmetic ingredients included in the patch test series. 8 years after the baseline study had demonstrated allergic contact sensitivity, 71% of the subjects still had at least 1 positive patch test. Nickel allergy persisted in 79%. Allergen avoidance should probably be lifelong to prevent elicitation of contact dermatitis.",
keywords = "Adolescent, Adult, Aged, Allergens, Cross-Sectional Studies, Denmark, Dermatitis, Allergic Contact, Female, Follow-Up Studies, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Nickel, Patch Tests, Journal Article, Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't",
author = "Nielsen, {N H} and A Linneberg and T Menn{\'e} and F Madsen and L Fr{\o}lund and A Dirksen and T J{\o}rgensen",
year = "2001",
month = dec,
language = "English",
volume = "45",
pages = "350--3",
journal = "Contact Dermatitis",
issn = "0105-1873",
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T1 - Persistence of contact allergy among Danish adults

T2 - an 8-year follow-up study

AU - Nielsen, N H

AU - Linneberg, A

AU - Menné, T

AU - Madsen, F

AU - Frølund, L

AU - Dirksen, A

AU - Jørgensen, T

PY - 2001/12

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N2 - In 1990, a random sample of 567 persons of the 15-69-year-old population living in the Western part of Copenhagen County, Denmark, was patch tested in a cross-sectional study. In 1998, a follow-up study was performed. Out of 540 invited, 365 (68%) were re-patch tested. In the follow-up study, the persistence of allergic contact sensitivity, defined as 1 or more positive patch tests in both surveys, was 71% (37 out of 52 subjects). Nickel allergy persisted in 79% (19 out of 24 subjects), while 60% (21 out of 35 subjects) had a positive patch test reaction to 1 or more allergens, other than nickel, in both surveys. The lowest persistence was 50% (5 out of 10 subjects) and this was found for patch test reactivity to 1 or more of the cosmetic ingredients included in the patch test series. 8 years after the baseline study had demonstrated allergic contact sensitivity, 71% of the subjects still had at least 1 positive patch test. Nickel allergy persisted in 79%. Allergen avoidance should probably be lifelong to prevent elicitation of contact dermatitis.

AB - In 1990, a random sample of 567 persons of the 15-69-year-old population living in the Western part of Copenhagen County, Denmark, was patch tested in a cross-sectional study. In 1998, a follow-up study was performed. Out of 540 invited, 365 (68%) were re-patch tested. In the follow-up study, the persistence of allergic contact sensitivity, defined as 1 or more positive patch tests in both surveys, was 71% (37 out of 52 subjects). Nickel allergy persisted in 79% (19 out of 24 subjects), while 60% (21 out of 35 subjects) had a positive patch test reaction to 1 or more allergens, other than nickel, in both surveys. The lowest persistence was 50% (5 out of 10 subjects) and this was found for patch test reactivity to 1 or more of the cosmetic ingredients included in the patch test series. 8 years after the baseline study had demonstrated allergic contact sensitivity, 71% of the subjects still had at least 1 positive patch test. Nickel allergy persisted in 79%. Allergen avoidance should probably be lifelong to prevent elicitation of contact dermatitis.

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KW - Adult

KW - Aged

KW - Allergens

KW - Cross-Sectional Studies

KW - Denmark

KW - Dermatitis, Allergic Contact

KW - Female

KW - Follow-Up Studies

KW - Humans

KW - Male

KW - Middle Aged

KW - Nickel

KW - Patch Tests

KW - Journal Article

KW - Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

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JO - Contact Dermatitis

JF - Contact Dermatitis

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