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Allergic contact dermatitis due to N,N-dimethyl-para-phenylenediamine in bacteriology technicians.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  147159     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Three cases of allergic contact dermatitis due to N,N-dimethyl-para-phenylenediamine in a bacteriology laboratory are presented. This chemical, a dye closely related to the common contact allergen para-phenylenediamine, is used in laboratories to screen bacterial culture plates for Neisseria gonorrhoeae. The three patients had strongly positive patch test reactions to N,N-dimethyl-para-phenylenediamine, but had negative reactions to para-phenylenediamine. A brief discussion of allergic contact cross-sensitization among compounds with the para-aminophenyl grouping is presented.
Authors:
S M Price; J L Shupack
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cutis     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0011-4162     ISO Abbreviation:  Cutis     Publication Date:  1978 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-05-17     Completed Date:  1978-05-17     Revised Date:  2013-09-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0006440     Medline TA:  Cutis     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  330-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Bacteriological Techniques*
Dermatitis, Atopic / immunology*
Dermatitis, Contact / immunology*
Dermatitis, Occupational / immunology*
Female
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Patch Tests
Phenylenediamines / immunology*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Phenylenediamines

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