Airborne contact dermatitis from animal feed antibiotics

L. Guerra, N. Ventura, M. Tardio, A. Tosti

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Abstract

Various chemicals are added to commercially produced animal feed for nutritional and therapeutic purposes (1). These include vitamins, hormones, antibiotics, antioxidants, growth promoters, minerals and metals (1, 2). Cases of sensitization to animal feed additives have been described, additives being quite a frequent source of occupational contact dermatitis in animal feed workers (1-7).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)333-334
Number of pages2
JournalContact Dermatitis
Volume25
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1991

Keywords

  • Airborne contact dermatitis
  • Allergic contact dermatitis
  • Animal feed
  • Antibiotics
  • Occupational Agriculture
  • Oxytetracycline
  • Penicillin
  • Spiramycin
  • Tylosin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology
  • Dermatology
  • Toxicology

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    Guerra, L., Ventura, N., Tardio, M., & Tosti, A. (1991). Airborne contact dermatitis from animal feed antibiotics. Contact Dermatitis, 25(5), 333-334.