Journal article

An international multicentre study on the allergenic activity of air-oxidized R-limonene

Johanna Brared Christensson, Klaus E Andersen, Magnus Bruze, Jeanne D Johansen, Begona Garcia-Bravo, Ana Gimenez-Arnau, Chee-Leok Goh, Rosemary Nixon, Ian R White



Funding Acknowledgements

We thank Martin Gillstedt for skilful statistical assistance and Marie Norback for administrative assistance. Katarina Emilsson, Charlotte Siwmark and Bo Niklasson at Chemotechnique Diagnostics AB, and with Professor Ann-Therese Karlberg, University of Gothenburg, are acknowledged for chemical analysis and preparation of the oxidized limonene patch test material. Professor Karlberg is further acknowledged for valuable discussions. The work was financially supported by the Swedish Asthma and Allergy Association, Stockholm, Sweden, the Welander-Finsen Foundation, Stockholm, Sweden, and the Health & Medical Care Committee of the Region Vastra Gotaland (ALF), Sweden. The work was performed within the Centre for Skin Research (SkinResQU), University of Gothenburg, Sweden.