Publications from ODREC
2014  Wong C, Gamboni S, Palmer A, Nixon RL. Occupational allergic contact dermatitis to chromium from cement: Estimating the size of the problem in Australia.  Submitted t Australas J Dermatol
2014 Wong C, Nixon RL.  Systemic allergic contact dermatitis to cobalt and cobalt toxicity from a metal on metal hip replacement.  Contact Dermatitis, accepted for publication.
2014 Toholka R, Wang YS, Tate B, Tam M, Palmer A, Nixon R. The first Australian Baseline Series. Submitted to Australas J Dermatol
2014 Sheeran C, Cahill J, Nixon R. Localised dermographism in healthcare workers. Accepted, Contact Dermatitis
2014 Toholka R, Nixon @. Suspected allergic contact dermatitis to a iodopropynyl butylcarbamate occurring in an alcohol hand rub commonly used in Australian healthcare settings. Australas J Dermatol 55:70-
2014 Toholka R and Nixon R. Allergic contact dermatitis to chlorhexidine.  Australas J Dermatol 54:303-306.
2013 Gamboni SE, Nixon RL. Allergic contact stomatitis to dodecyl gallate and a review of the relevance of positive patch test results to gallates. Australas J Dermatol 54: 213-7.
2013 Lyons G, Roberts H, Palmer A, Matheson M, Nixon R. Hairdressers presenting to an occupational clinic in Melbourne, Australia. Contact Dermatitis 2013; 68: 300-306.
2013 Hannam S and Nixon R. How to Treat: Occupational contact dermatitis. Australian Doctor, 26 April 2013.
2013 Stefaniaks A, Du Pleiss J, John SM, Eloff F, Agner T, Chou T-C, Nixon R, Steiner M, Kudla I, Holness L.Guidelines for the in vivo assessment of skin properties in workplace settings: Part 1 Skin pH. Accepted for publication, Skin Research and Technology;19:59-68.
2013 Du Pleiss J Stefaniak A, Eloff F, Kudla I, Steiner M, Agner T, John S, Holness L, Nixon R., Chou T.Guidelines for the in vivo assessment of skin properties in workplace settings: Part 2: Transepidermal water loss and skin hydration. Accepted for publication, Skin Research and Technology Published online: 19 JAN 2013 DOI: 10.1111/srt.12037
2013 Holness DL, Beaton D, Harniman E, DeKoven J, Skotnicki-Grant S, Nixon R, Switzer-McIntyre S. Hand and upper extremity function in workers with hand dermatitis. Dermatitis 24: 131-6.
2013 Christensson JB, Andersen KE, Bruze M, Johansen JD, Garcia-Bravo B, Gimenez Arnau A, Goh CL, Nixon R, White IR.An international multicenter study on the allergenic activity of air oxidised R-limonene. Contact Dermatitis 68:214-23.
2013 Lyons G, Nixon, R. Allergic contact dermatitis to acrylates in ECG monitoring electrodes. Australas J Dermatol 54: 39-40.
2013 Chow EC, Avolio AM, Freeman S, Konya J, Lee A, Sullivan J, Tate B, Tam M, Nixon R. Frequency of positive patch tests to preservatives: the Australian experience. Australas J Dermatol; 54: 31-35
2013 Gamboni SE, Simmons I, Palmer A, Nixon RL. Allergic contact dermatitis to indium in jewellery, detected through the use of the Contact Allergen Bank Australia. Australas J Dermatol; 54:139-40
2013 Diepgen T, Agner T, Andersen KE, Chosidow O, Coenraads, PJ, Elsner P, English JSC, Fartarsch M, Gimenez-Arnau A, Nixon R, Sasseville D. Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and prevention of hand eczema. Accepted by Contact Dermatitis.
2013 Gamboni SE, Cousins VC, Nixon RL. Imiquimod prescribed for Bowen’s disease causing hearing loss? Submitted to Australas J Dermatol
2013 Gamboni SE, Allen KJ and Nixon RL. Infant feeding, eczema and food allergies: A practical guide for dermatologists. Australas J Dermatol 54: 85-89
2012 Christensson JB, Andersen KE, Bruze M, Johansen JD, Garcia-Bravo B, Gimenez Arnau A, Goh CL, Nixon R, White IR. Air oxidised linalool- a frequent cause of fragrance contact allergy. Contact Dermatitis 67: 247-59.
2012 Keegel T, MacFarlane E, Nixon RL, LaMontagne  AD. Provision of control measures for exposure of the hands to wet-working conditions in Australian workplaces. Int Archives Occ Health 2012; 18: 313-19.
2012 Lyons G, Keegel T, Palmer A, Cahill J, Nixon R. Occupational dermatitis in hairdressers: do they claim workers’ compensation? Contact Dermatitis 2012; 68:163-168
2012 Bhahba F, Palmer A, Nixon R. Are reusable rubber gloves associated with latex allergy? Contact Dermatitis 2012; 67: 381-2
2012 Pan Y, Nixon R. Allergic contact dermatitis to topical preparations of bufexamac. Australas J Dermatol 2012; 53:201-10.
2012 Gunatheesen S, Tam M, Tate B, Palmer A, Nixon R. Retrospective study of oral lichen planus and allergy to spearmint oil Australas J Dermatol 2012: 55:224-228
2012 Keegel T, Nixon R, LaMontagne  AD. Exposure to wet-work in working Australians. Contact Dermatitis 2012; 66: 87-94
2012 Bhaba F, Nixon R.Occupational exposure to laboratory animals causing a severe exacerbation of atopic eczema  Australas J Dermatol 2012; 53:154-5
2011 Lau MY; Matheson MC; Burgess JA; Dharmage SC; Nixon R  Disease severity and quality of life in a follow-up study of patients with occupational contact dermatitis Contact Dermatitis 2011;63:138-45
2011 Alikhan A; Cheng LS; Ale I; Andersen KE; Bruze M; Eun HC; Goh CL; Goossens A; Lachapelle JM; McFadden J; Nixon R; Sasseville D; Maibach HI Revised minimal baseline series of the International Contact Dermatitis Research Group: evidence-based approach. Dermatitis 2011 22:121-2
2011 Tan S and Nixon R. Allergic contact dermatitis to chromate in a mobile phone. Contact Dermatitis 2011; 65: 246-7
2011 Cahill J and Nixon R. Allergic contact dermatitis in healthcare workers to diazolidinylurea present in Microshield antimicrobial hand gel. MJA 2011; 194: 664-5.
2011 Tan S, Tam M, Nixon RL. Allergic contact dermatitis to Myroxylon pereirae (Balsam of Peru) in Lucas Papaw Ointment® causing cheilitis. Australas J Dermatol; 2011; 52: 222-223
2011 Lau MYZ, Burgess JA, Nixon R, Dharmage S, Matheson MC. A review of the impact of occupational contact dermatitis on quality of life. J Allergy 2011: 2011: 964509.
2011 Wang YS, Tate B, Tam M, Nixon R. A nine year retrospective review of data from an Australian contact dermatitis and occupational dermatology clinic and proposal of an Australian baseline series. Submitted to Contact Dermatitis.
2011 Slodownik D, Williams J, Tate, Tam M, Frowen K, Nixon R. Textile allergy: the Melbourne Experience. Contact Dermatitis 2011; 65: 38-42
2010 Borchard K, Nixon R. Hyaluronidase allergy: a rare cause of             periorbital inflammation after ophthalmic surgery. Australas J Dermatol 2010; 51: 49-51.
2010  Curr N, Matheson MC, Dharmage S, Nixon R. Does the Occupational Contact Dermatitis Disease Severity index correlate with quality of life in patients with occupational contact dermatitis of the hands? Contact Dermatitis 2010; 62:251-2.
2009 Nixon R, Williams J, Matheson M, Palmer A, Frowen K, Dharmage SC. Describing outcomes in occupational dermatitis. Recent Advances and Research Updates 2009; 10: 301-8.
2009 Slodownik D, Williams J, Frowen K, Palmer A, Matheson M, Nixon R. The additive value of patch testing with patients’ own products at an occupational dermatology clinic. Contact Dermatitis 2009; 61: 231-5.
2009 Keegel T, Moyle M, Dharmage S, Frowen K, Nixon RL. Epidemiology of occupational contact dermatitis: a systematic review. International J Dermatol 2009; 48: 571-578.
2008 Nixon R. An Australian dermatologist’s perspective on latex allergy and an update on latex use in the operating room. Japanese J Latex Allergy 2008;12:1-14.
2008 Williams JDL, Lee AYL, Matheson M, Frowen KE, Noonan A and Nixon RL. Occupational contact urticaria: Australian data. Br J Dermatol 2008; 159: 125-131.
2008 Curr N, Keegel T, Dharmage S, Saunders H, Nixon R. The validity and reliability of the occupational contact dermatitis disease severity index. Contact Dermatitis 2008; 59: 157-164.
2008 Slodownik D, Lee A, Nixon R. Irritant contact dermatitis: a review including illustrative cases from our clinic. Australas J Dermatol 2008; 49: 1-11.
2007 Slodownik D, Williams J, Lee A, Tate B, Nixon R. Controversies regarding the sensitive skin syndrome. Expert Rev Dermatol.2007; 2:579-84.
2007 Keegel T, Saunders H, LaMontagne A, Nixon R. Are material safety data sheets useful in the diagnosis and management of occupational contact dermatitis? Contact Dermatitis 2007; 57: 331-6.
2007 Slodownik D and Nixon R. Occupational factors in skin diseases. Curr Probl Dermatol 2007; 35: 173-89.
2007 Williams JDL, Slodownik D and Nixon RL. Occupational allergic contact dermatitis from potassium dichromate in a leather steering wheel. Contact Dermatitis
2007 Williams JDL, Nixon RL, Lee A. Recurrent allergic contact dermatitis due to allergen transfer by sunglasses. Contact Dermatitis 2007; 57: 120-121.
2007 Rutherford T, Nixon R, Tam M and Tate B. Allergy to tea tree oil: Retrospective review of 41 cases with positive patch tests at the Skin and Cancer Foundation, Victoria, over 4 ½ years. Australas J  Dermatol 2007; 48: 83-7
2007 Liu W. Nixon RL. Corn contact urticaria in a nurse. Australas J Dermatol 2007; 48: 150-1
2007 Williams JD Frowen KE and Nixon RL. Allergic contact dermatitis from methyldibromoglutaronitrile in a sanitary pad and a review of Australian clinic data. Contact Dermatitis 2007; 56:164-7.
2007 Williams JDL Moyle M and Nixon R Occupational contact urticaria from parmesan cheese Contact Dermatitis 2007; 56:113-4.
2007 Cahill J, Williams J, Nixon R. Occupational autoeczematisation or atopic eczema precipitated by occupational contact dermatitis? Contact Dermatitis 2007: 56:21-26
2007 Keegel T, Erbas B, Cahill J, Noonan A, Dharmage S and Nixon R. Occupational contact dermatitis in Australia: Diagnostic and management practices, and severity of impairment. Contact Dermatitis 2007: 56:318-324.
2006 Nixon R, Moyle M. Occupational Contact dermatitis. Suspect it, treat it and refer if persistent! Medicine Today 2006, 7:24-35 .
2006 Moyle M, Keegel T, Noonan A, Nixon R. Skin care in occupational contact dermatitis of the hands. Australas J  Dermatol 2006; 47:97-101.
2006 Nixon R, Roberts H, Frowen K, Sim M. Knowledge of skin hazards and the use of gloves by Australian hairdressing students and practising hairdressers. Contact Dermatitis 2006; 54:112-116.
2006 Roberts H, Frowen K, Sim M, Nixon R.  Prevalence of atopy in a population of hairdressing students and practising hairdressers in Melbourne, Australia. Australas J Dermatol  2006; 47:172-177
2006 Curr, N, Nixon, R. Allergic contact dermatitis to basic red 46 occurring in a HIV positive patient Australas J Dermatol  2006; 47:195-7.
2006 Sutton T, Nixon R. Allergic contact dermatitis to sodium benzoate chloroacetamide in a sorbolene lotion. Australas J Dermatol 2006; 47:209-10.
2005 Nixon R, Frowen K. Contact dermatitis and occupational skin disease. In: Marks R, editor, Med J Aust. Practice Essentials in Dermatology, 2nd edition, Sydney: Australasian Medical Publishing Company, pp21-27, 2005.
2005 Anavekar N, Nixon R. Occupational allergic contact dermatitis to cobalt octoate utilised as an accelerator in a polyester resin. Australas J Dermatol 2006: 47: 143-4.
2005 Nixon R, Opie J, Kelly R.  Golfer’s vasculitis.  MJA 2005; 46:32.
2005 Sakata S, Cahill J, Nixon R. Allergic contact dermatitis to thiourea in a neoprene knee brace. Australas J Dermatol 2005; 47:67-9
2005 Cahill J, Nixon R.  Allergic contact dermatitis to quaternium 15 in a moisturizing lotion.  Australas J Dermatol  2005; 46:284-285.
2005 Keegel T, Cahill J, Noonan A, Dharmage S, Saunders H, Frowen K, Nixon R. Incidence and prevalence rates for occupational contact dermatitis in an Australian suburban area. Contact Dermatitis 2005; 52:254-9.
2005 Nixon R, Frowen K, Moyle M. Occupational Dermatoses Australian Family Physician 2005; 34:327-333.
2005 Graham M, Nixon R, Burrell L J, Bolger C, Johnson P D R, Grayson M LLow rates during prolonged use in a large teaching hospital.  Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 2005; 49:4404-4405.
2005 Kelly R I, Opie J, Nixon R.  Vasculitis induced by prolonged exercise “Golfer’s Vasculitis” Australas J Dermatol 2005; 46:11-14
 2005 Cahill J, Keegel T, Dharmage S, Nugriaty D, Nixon R. Prognosis of contact dermatitis in epoxy resin workers.  Contact Dermatitis 2005; 52:1-8.
2005 Sakata S, Cahill J, Barton D, Nixon R.  Occupational allergic contact dermatitis to bisphenol F epoxy resin. Australas J Dermatol 2005; 46:90-92.
2004 Sajjachareonpong P, Cahill J, Saunders H, Keegel T, Nixon R. Persistent post-occupational dermatitis Contact Dermatitis 2004; 51:278-283.
2004 Cahill J, Keegel T, Nixon R.  The prognosis of occupational contact dermatitis in 2004. Contact Dermatitis 2004; 51:219-226.
2004 Cahill J, Nixon R.  Localized recurrence of chromate dermatitis. Contact Dermatitis 2004; 51:214.
2004 Moyle M, Frowen K, Nixon R.  Use of gloves in protection from diallyl disulphide allergy Australas J Dermatol 2004; 45:223-5.
2004 Saunders H, O’Brien T, Nixon R.  Textile dye allergic contact dermatitis, following paraphenylenediamine sensitisation from a  temporary tattoo. Australas J Dermatol 2004; 45:229-31.
2004 Cahill J, Nixon R. Allergic contact dermatitis to methylprednisolone aceponate in a topical corticosteroid Australas J Dermatol  2004; 45:192-3.
2004 Keegel T, Saunders S, Sajjachareonpong P, Milne R, Nixon R. Topical corticosteroid allergy in an urban Australian centre Contact Dermatitis 2004;  50:6-14.
2004 Opie J, Lee A, Frowen K, Fewings J, Nixon R.  Foot dermatitis caused by the dye Basic Red 46 in acrylic-blend socks, Contact Dermatitis 2004; 49:297-303.
2003 Saunders H, Keegel T, Nixon R, Frowen K.  Career counsellors and occupational contact dermatitis Contact Dermatitis; 2003; 48:189-190.
2003 Scardamaglia L, Nixon R, Fewings J. Compound tincture of benzoin: A common contact allergen? Australas J Dermatol 2003; 44: 180-4
2003 Saunders H, Nixon R.  Septic arthritis complicating allergic contact dermatitis Contact Dermatitis 2003; 48:116-7.
2002 Sajjachareonpong P, Nixon R.  Allergic contact dermatitis occurring in a skin graft site Contact Dermatitis 2002; 47:172-173.
2002 Sajjachareonpong P, Lee A, Nixon R. Immediate-type latex hypersensitivity in a hairdresser Australas J Dermatol 2002; 43:150-151.
2001 Nixon R, Lee A.  Hazards of use of latex gloves by food handlers (letter) Med J Aust  2001; 174:482.
2001 Nixon ROccupational Skin Disease – Focus on Contact Dermatitis, Modern Medicine 2001; 18:41-51.
2001 Poon E, Nixon R.  Cutaneous spectrum of coeliac disease Australas J Dermatol 2001; 42:136-138.
2001 Lee A, Nixon R, Frowen K.  Reduction of use of latex gloves in food handlers: an intervention study Contact Dermatitis 2001;44:75-79
 2001 Lee A, Nixon R.  Occupational skin disease in hairdressers, a continuing medical education review Australas J Dermatol 2001; 42:1-8.
2001 Lee A, Nixon R.  Contact dermatitis from sodium metabisulfite in a baker Contact Dermatitis 2001; 44:127-128.
2000 Mohamed M, Nixon R.  Severe allergic contact dermatitis induced by paraphenylenediamine in paint-on temporary ”tattoos” Australas J Dermatol 2000; 41:168-171.
2000 Nixon R. Occupational Skin Disease Medicine Today April 2000; 73-83.
1999 Nixon R, Orchard D.  Positive para-phenylene diamine (PPD) reactions following paint-on tattoos Australas J Dermatol 1999; 40:120 (letter).
1997 Nixon RL, Frowen KE, Lewis A E.  Skin reactions to sunscreens. Australas J Dermatol 1997 38 (suppl) S83-S85.
1997 Nixon RL.  Material safety data sheets and allergic contact dermatitis: A misleading case Australas J Dermatol 1997; 38:165.
1996 Nixon R. Cinnamon allergy in a baker Australas J Dermatol; 1996; 37:36.
1996 Nixon RL.  Contact dermatitis and occupational  skin disease Med J Aust 1996;165:47-52.
1996 Nixon RL.  Occupational skin disease.  Modern Medicine: July 1994; 30-39.
1994 Lee M and Nixon RL.  Eosinophilic cellulitis case report: treatment options Australas J  Dermatol 1994; 35:95-97.
1993 Foley P, Nixon R, Marks R, Frowen K and Thompson S.  The frequency of reactions to sunscreens: results of a longitudinal population-based study on the regular use of sunscreens in Australia.  Br J Dermatol 1993; 128:512-518.
1993 Czarnecki D, Nixon R, Bekhor P, Mason G.  Delayed prolonged contact urticaria from the elm tree. Contact Dermatitis 1993; 28:196.
1992 Nixon, RL.  Cosmetics: Benefits, untruths, adverse reaction. Patient Management. 1992 Sept, 51-55.
1991 Nixon R, Frowen K.  Allergic contact dermatitis caused by epoxy resin. J Occup Health Safety, Aust, NZ 199;, 7:417-424.
2001 Poon E, Nixon R.  Cutaneous spectrum of coeliac disease Australas J Dermatol  2001; 42:136-138.
1990  Nixon RL. Allergy to oxybenzone, Contact Dermatitis 1990; 23:27.
1990 Oakley A, Nixon RL.  Photodermatoses, The Disease Index (1990), IMS Publishing.
1986 Nixon RL, Dorevitch AP, Marks R. Squamous cell carcinoma of the skin, accuracy of diagnosis and outcome of follow-up in Australia, Medical Journal of Australia 1986; 144: 235-239.
1977 Holdsworth S, Johnston CI, Nixon RL. Influences acting on perfused glomeruli to control renin release, ANZJM  1977; 7: 44-45.
1976 Morris BJ, Nixon RL, Johnston CI. Release of renin from glomeruli isolated from rat kidney, Clin Exp Pharm Physiol 1976; 3:37-47.