Occupational allergies caused by latex.

  title={Occupational allergies caused by latex.},
  author={Debra D Fett Ahmed and Steven C Sobczak and John W. Yunginger},
  journal={Immunology and allergy clinics of North America},
  volume={23 2},
Allergy to natural rubber latex is an important cause of occupational allergy in healthcare workers. Disposable medical gloves are the major reservoir of latex allergens, particularly powdered gloves, in healthcare delivery settings. Diagnosis of latex allergy requires a history of exacerbation of cutaneous, respiratory, ocular, or systemic signs and… CONTINUE READING