Latex allergy: a follow up study of 1040 healthcare workers.

@article{Filon2006LatexAA,
  title={Latex allergy: a follow up study of 1040 healthcare workers.},
  author={Francesca Larese Filon and Ghadir Radman},
  journal={Occupational and environmental medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={63 2},
  pages={121-5}
}
BACKGROUND Natural rubber latex allergy can cause skin and respiratory symptoms The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence and incidence of latex related symptoms and sensitisation among a large group of healthcare workers in Trieste hospitals, followed for three years before and after the introduction of powder-free gloves with low latex release. METHODS In the years 1997-99 the authors evaluated 1040 healthcare workers exposed to latex allergen for latex related symptoms and… CONTINUE READING

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