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Latex allergy: a prevention guide.

Authors
NIOSH
Source
Morgantown, WV: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 98-113, 1998 Apr; :1-6
NIOSHTIC No.
20000224
Abstract
Latex gloves have proved effective in preventing transmission of many infectious diseases to health care workers. But for some workers, exposures to latex may result in allergic reactions. Reports of such reactions have increased in recent years especially among health care workers.
Keywords
Sensitivity-testing; Contact-dermatitis; Irritants; Respiratory-system-disorders; Lotions; Lubricants
Publication Date
19980401
Document Type
Numbered Publication
Fiscal Year
1998
Identifying No.
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 98-113
NIOSH Division
DRDS; DSHEFS
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
WV; OH
Page last reviewed: April 12, 2019
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division