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First International Latex Conference

CDC and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will cosponsor the first International Latex Conference November 5-7, 1992, in Baltimore. The conference will provide an opportunity for health-care professionals, scientists, industry, and regulatory agencies to present data and exchange information about the issues of hypersensitivity reaction to latex medical devices. The program will include speakers, oral and poster presentations, and a panel discussion. Topics will include latex chemistry, clinical studies, protein quantification and identification, epidemiology of latex hypersensitivity, diagnostic testing methods, prevention strategies, and approaches of manufacturers and producers.

Additional information is available from the FDA International Latex Conference, in care of Crosspaths Management Systems, Inc., Two Wisconsin Circle, Suite 660, Chevy Chase, MD 20815; telephone (800) 5CPATHS ((800) 527-2847).

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