Irradiance, as well as body site and timing of readings, is important in determining ultraviolet A minimal erythemal dose. (Response to Gambichler et al. July BJD)

E. Eadie (Lead / Corresponding author), S. H. Ibbotson, R. S. Dawe

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Abstract

Gambichler et al. demonstrated that, in their population, using a 25 mWcm−2 ultraviolet A-1 (UVA-1) source the median 24-hour delayed minimal erythema dose (MED) on the inner forearm was > 130 Jcm−2. This differs from the 20 Jcm−2 to 28 Jcm−2 median MED reported from our centre.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)297-298
Number of pages2
JournalBritish Journal of Dermatology
Volume178
Issue number1
Early online date22 Sep 2017
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 22 Jan 2018

Keywords

  • Minimal erythemal dose
  • UVA-1
  • Irradiance
  • Ultraviolet Rays
  • Humans
  • Erythema

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