Natural rubber latex-related occupational asthma: association with interventions and glove changes over time.

BACKGROUND Exposure to natural rubber latex (NRL) has been recognized as a cause of occupational asthma (OA), especially among health care workers (HCWs) associated with use of gloves. Little or no population-based data are available which chart the changes over time in the number of cases of OA as this problem was increasingly recognized and then… (More)