Contact urticaria to rubber gloves is IgE-mediated.

  title={Contact urticaria to rubber gloves is IgE-mediated.},
  author={Peter J Frosch and R{\"u}diger Wahl and Friedrich A Bahmer and H. J. Maasch},
  journal={Contact dermatitis},
  volume={14 4},
Serological studies were performed in 3 patients with typical contact urticaria to latex surgical gloves. Specific IgE antibodies to natural latex as well as to vulcanized glove material have been detected by radioimmunoassay. Contact urticaria to latex is considered to be of the immunologic type. 

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