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Latex sensitisation in healthcare workers in Singapore.

@article{Tang2005LatexSI,
  title={Latex sensitisation in healthcare workers in Singapore.},
  author={M. Tang and Y. Leow and V. Ng and D. Koh and C. Goh},
  journal={Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore},
  year={2005},
  volume={34 5},
  pages={
          376-82
        }
}
  • M. Tang, Y. Leow, +2 authors C. Goh
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore
INTRODUCTION Epidemiological data on latex sensitisation among Asian healthcare workers is lacking. The aim of the study is to determine the rate of latex sensitisation in our healthcare workers. MATERIALS AND METHODS We recruited 313 healthcare workers, of which 46.6% were operating theatre staff and 53.4% were non-operating theatre staff. Seventy-one administrative staff served as controls. All participants answered a self-administered questionnaire relating to latex exposure and glove… Expand
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