Latex glove sensitivity amongst diagnostic imaging healthcare personnel: a study in Southeastern Nigeria.

@inproceedings{Eze2008LatexGS,
  title={Latex glove sensitivity amongst diagnostic imaging healthcare personnel: a study in Southeastern Nigeria.},
  author={Cletus Uche Eze and Ao Okaro and Ivor Chigozie Nwobi},
  year={2008}
}
The paper reports a cross-sectional study to determine the prevalence and type of symptoms, causal agents and awareness of latex glove reactions amongst four professional groups. The study was done at diagnostic imaging departments within ten major hospitals in Southeastern Nigeria. Radiologists/resident radiologists, radiographers, radiology nurses and darkroom technicians who were occupationally exposed to latex gloves were investigated between June and September 2006 to determine the level… CONTINUE READING

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