Occupational protein contact dermatitis from herring

Allergy. 1993 Jul;48(5):349-52. doi: 10.1111/j.1398-9995.1993.tb02404.x.

Abstract

We present a case of occupational protein contact dermatitis caused by herring in a dolphinarium worker. The in vivo and in vitro tests results indicated a type I allergic mechanism. In vivo cross-reactivity among fish belonging to the Clupeiformes order was observed.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Allergens
  • Animals
  • Dermatitis, Allergic Contact / diagnosis
  • Dermatitis, Allergic Contact / etiology*
  • Dermatitis, Occupational / diagnosis
  • Dermatitis, Occupational / etiology*
  • Female
  • Fishes*
  • Histamine
  • Humans
  • Immunoglobulin E / analysis
  • Proteins / adverse effects
  • Skin Tests

Substances

  • Allergens
  • Proteins
  • Immunoglobulin E
  • Histamine