Latex allergy in infants younger than 1 year.

@article{Kimata2004LatexAI,
  title={Latex allergy in infants younger than 1 year.},
  author={Hajime Kimata},
  journal={Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology},
  year={2004},
  volume={34 12},
  pages={
          1910-5
        }
}
BACKGROUND The prevalence of latex allergy in children is increasing worldwide. Previous multiple operations or atopic predisposition are known risk factors. In contrast, only sporadic cases of latex allergy have been reported in infants younger than 1 year, and the causative latex-containing products or symptoms in young infants have not been studied in detail. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study is to analyse the symptoms and risk factors of latex allergy in young infants. METHODS Cases… CONTINUE READING
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