Healthcare Worker Irritant Contact Dermatitis

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Is irritant contact dermatitis in healthcare workers associated with certain SNPs?

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Yes, linkage disequilibrium patterns and functional annotations identified two SNPs in the TRIM40 (rs1573298) and HLA-DPB1 (rs9277554) genes in healthcare workers with irritant contact dermatitis.

 

Yucesoy et al. of MHC region SNPs with irritant susceptibility in healthcare workers.