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Contact Dermatitis. 1990 Mar;22(3):164-78.

Guidelines for transepidermal water loss (TEWL) measurement. A report from the Standardization Group of the European Society of Contact Dermatitis.

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Occupational and Environmental Dermatology Unit, Academic Hospital, Groningen, The Netherlands.


This report reviews individual-related variables, environment-related variables and instrument-related variables, with a focus on the Evaporimeter EP1 (ServoMed). Start-up and use is described, and guidelines for good laboratory practice given.

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