Latex allergy

Known as: Rubber Latex Allergies, Allergies, Latex, Latex Hypersensitivity 
Allergic reaction to products containing processed natural rubber latex such as rubber gloves, condoms, catheters, dental dams, balloons, and… (More)
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2012
Review
2012
Correct management of latex allergy is essential to ensure adequate care of patients who are allergic to latex, which is… (More)
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2010
2010
BACKGROUND A positive specific IgE (sIgE) result for latex does not always mirror the clinical situation and is frequently found… (More)
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2009
2009
The prevalence of latex allergy in the general population is low; however, the risk of developing latex allergy is higher in… (More)
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2006
2006
BACKGROUND Natural rubber latex allergy can cause skin and respiratory symptoms The aim of this study was to evaluate the… (More)
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2004
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2004
Latex allergy is an IgE-mediated immediate hypersensitivity response to natural rubber latex (NRL) protein with a variety of… (More)
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2002
2002
Natural rubber latex (NRL) allergy is a "new" illness whose prevalence reached epidemic proportions in highly exposed populations… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
BACKGROUND Latex IgE-mediated allergy is an important medical problem, but its clinical characteristics and association with food… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
To investigate the incidence of latex IgE-mediated hypersensitivity, 224 hospital employees were interviewed and prick skin tests… (More)
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1993
1993
BACKGROUND Latex hypersensitivity is associated with occupational allergy, contact urticaria, rhinitis, asthma, and anaphylaxis… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
The twofold purpose of this study was to assess the prevalence of latex sensitivity in a large group of operating room nurses and… (More)
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