• People with latex allergies may also have or develop allergic reactions to some fruits, such as bananas. (wikipedia.org)
  • Latex allergies peaked in the 1990s and have dramatically decreased since the widespread use of latex-free products. (medicinenet.com)
  • What caused the rise in latex allergies? (medicinenet.com)
  • One section of a device used for barium enema procedures had to be recalled because people where dying from the severe latex allergies from its inflatible latex tip . (everything2.com)
  • The first reports of allergies to latex appeared in European journals in 1979, but doctors in the US did not report any cases for another decade. (newscientist.com)
  • According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , latex allergies affect 1 to 6 percent of Americans. (healthline.com)
  • The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology estimates that 50 percent of people with a latex allergy also have other kinds of allergies. (healthline.com)
  • The number of healthcare workers affected by latex allergies is much higher than average. (healthline.com)
  • List four ways to reduce risk to those with latex allergies in healthcare settings. (nurse.com)
  • An estimated one third of those regularly exposed to latex commonly used in medicine for surgical gloves, urinary catheters, etc develop severe latex allergies. (healthy.net)
  • Natural latex, a pure, 100% biodegradable material that reduces allergies, resists dust mites and mold or mildew, has experienced tremendous growth as a high quality mattress component. (prweb.com)
  • Latex allergies arise when the immune system, which normally guards the body against bacteria, viruses and toxins, also reacts to latex. (harvard.edu)
  • Because people can be allergic to different natural or synthetic materials in rubber, we speak of latex allergies generally, but those affected should try to identify the specific components involved in their reactions. (allergy.org.nz)
  • 1 Pediatric latex allergies are more likely to affect children who've undergone multiple surgeries, including those born with defects such as spina bifida and genitourinary tract abnormalities. (lww.com)
  • Besides multiple exposures to latex, factors that increase a person's risk of developing a latex allergy include delayed hypersensitivity reactions, atopic reactions, and allergies to certain foods. (lww.com)
  • Those healthcare workers-such as physicians, nurses, aides, dentists, dental hygienists, operating room employees, occupational therapists, laboratory technicians, and hospital housekeeping personnel-who frequently use latex gloves and other latex-containing medical supplies are at risk for developing latex allergy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Latex gloves have proved effective in preventing transmission of many infectious diseases to health care workers. (cdc.gov)
  • AAAAI and ACAAI Joint Statement concerning the use of powdered and non-powdered natural rubber latex gloves. (cdc.gov)
  • Health-care workers exposed to latex products (such as gloves and catheters), people who require frequent surgery or catheter use, and workers in the manufacturing or distribution of latex products are at the highest risk for latex allergy. (medicinenet.com)
  • While most people have no problem using condoms and wearing latex gloves a small percentage of the population is sensitive to natural latex rubber. (everything2.com)
  • One big problem is that latex is a component of many medical devices including but not limited to surgical and examination gloves, catheters , condoms , dental dams , intubation tubes , anaesthesia masks as well as enema tips . (everything2.com)
  • Latex is widely used in surgical gloves, catheters, anaesthesia masks and other medical devices, and condoms. (newscientist.com)
  • Latex is used in a wide variety of products including medical gloves and IV tubing. (healthline.com)
  • Exposure to latex through dermal contact, as seen with those individuals who wear latex gloves, is evidenced by a range of symptoms from nonspecific pruritus to urticaria, usually localized to the zone of contact. (labcorp.com)
  • Yep I was diagnosed with a latex allergy about 8 years ago, apparantly became sensitive to latex due to wearing powdered latex gloves as a health care worker. (dailystrength.org)
  • Breathing in the powder on latex gloves can also cause reactions. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Carry non-latex gloves with you in case anyone needs to use them while caring for your child. (childrensmn.org)
  • Powder Free Latex Exam Gloves In order to prevent any type of infection that can happen from a medical check-up, the doctor or nurse that s examining the patient must always work with the conventional latex check-up hand protection. (calameo.com)
  • This study describes a nationwide awareness campaign aimed at reducing exposure to powdered high-protein latex gloves among health care workers in Germany and evaluates the effectiveness of the programme. (ilo.org)
  • Such is the case in products like latex gloves, latex condoms and latex clothing. (wikipedia.org)
  • Healthcare workers who frequently use latex gloves and constantly touch products containing latex are at higher risk than average, as are people with medical conditions that require frequent procedures or surgery. (allergy.org.nz)
  • Latex allergy often begins with a rash on the hands following use of rubber gloves, but can also manifest itself through respiratory distress, eczema or oedema. (allergy.org.nz)
  • Some people who work in latex gloves get bumps, sores, cracks or red raised areas on their hands over days or weeks. (allergy.org.nz)
  • Hevea brasiliensis , the rubber tree grown in southeast Asia and Africa, produces a milky sap that's used in the manufacturing of natural latex rubber products such as gloves, balloons, and condoms. (lww.com)
  • Common household latex products include balloons and condoms . (medicinenet.com)
  • Latex condoms are intended to prevent pregnancy, HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections. (wegmans.com)
  • Avoid exposure to direct sunlight or storage for prolonged periods at temperatures above 100 degrees F. Latex condoms reduce the risk of transmitting STIs by providing a barrier against the source of infection. (wegmans.com)
  • 10 latex condoms. (wegmans.com)
  • FITkit is a latex allergen testing method for quantification of the major natural rubber latex (NRL) specific allergens: Hev b 1, Hev b 3, Hev b 5, and Hev b 6.02. (wikipedia.org)
  • World Health Organization-International Union of Immunological Societies (WHO-IUIS) Registered Latex Allergens listing with links for allergen nomenclature and sequence database. (cdc.gov)
  • Antibodies are substances your body makes in response to latex allergens . (medlineplus.gov)
  • Latex material offers resistance to mold , mildew, and allergens. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • 2 The latex proteins are potent allergens that cause the body to make the immunoglobulin E (IgE) antibody. (lww.com)
  • Latex allergy is a medical term encompassing a range of allergic reactions to the proteins present in natural rubber latex. (wikipedia.org)
  • Natural rubber latex is known to cause allergic reactions of Type I (e.g. anaphylaxis ) and Type IV (e.g. allergic contact dermatitis ) as well as non-allergic irritant contact dermatitis . (wikipedia.org)
  • Anaphylactic shock can be provoked in allergic persons by the previous use of latex in an area: latex is typically powdered to prevent sticking, latex proteins become attached to the particles of powder, and the powder becomes airborne when the latex item is used, triggering potentially life-threatening Type I reactions when the latex-contaminated powder is inhaled by susceptible persons. (wikipedia.org)
  • But for some workers, exposures to latex may result in allergic reactions. (cdc.gov)
  • Limiting exposure to latex can help prevent allergic reactions for both home healthcare workers and their clients. (cdc.gov)
  • An anaphylactic reaction to latex should be treated promptly with injectable epinephrine , and mild reactions confined to the skin may be treated with oral antihistamines . (rxlist.com)
  • An upsurge in the number of severe allergic reactions to latex has prompted the US Food and Drug Administration to put out a medical alert warning of the danger. (newscientist.com)
  • Allergic reactions to latex most often take the form of a rash at the point of contact, known as contact dermatitis. (healthline.com)
  • Latex has been shown to cause sensitivity reactions. (labcorp.com)
  • Hypersensitivity reactions following exposure to latex are rapidly increased, most notably in the past few years. (labcorp.com)
  • NHANES data will be used to identify other at-risk groups and to formulate strategies/guidelines for the prevention of latex sensitization and, ultimately, life-threatening hypersensitivity reactions. (cdc.gov)
  • The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) declared it a serious concern after reports of multiple deaths and over 1,000 documented reactions related to latex (Sussman & Beezhold, 1995). (nurse.com)
  • If you haven't seen any latex reactions (and are just on precautions) that should be fine. (babycenter.com)
  • In a study at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation researchers linked reactions that occurred during surgery, including anaphylactic shock, to latex allergy (Townsend Letter for Doctors, July 1997). (healthy.net)
  • This Product Contains Natural Rubber Latex Which May Cause Allergic Reactions. (walgreens.com)
  • The protein in latex rubber causes allergic reactions in some people. (allergy.org.nz)
  • These reactions can be caused from frequent hand washing, antiseptics, constant covering of the hands or chemicals, and are not related to latex allergy. (allergy.org.nz)
  • Dr Vincent St Aubyn Crump, from Auckland Allergy Clinic gives a further insight into some of the idiosyncrasies of fruit, latex and birch pollen cross-reactions. (allergy.org.nz)
  • Most don't realize that an overexposure to latex can cause critical, life-threatening symptoms and reactions. (medicalert.org)
  • When latex-containing medical devices or supplies come in contact with mucous membranes, the membranes may absorb latex proteins. (wikipedia.org)
  • [4] [5] Type I natural rubber latex allergy is an IgE (immune) mediated reaction to proteins found in the Hevea brasiliensis tree, a type of rubber tree. (wikipedia.org)
  • Testing for type I natural rubber latex allergy is through blood testing to determine if the patient is producing IgE antibodies to latex proteins. (wikipedia.org)
  • The primary source of allergic reaction appears to be proteins in the latex itself. (everything2.com)
  • Whereas NRLPA applies specifically to the proteins found in natural rubber latex , the chemical allergy applies to all elastomeric products, not just the ones containing natural rubber (NR). (everything2.com)
  • Some people who have a latex sensitivity are also sensitive to proteins found in certain tropical fruits, potatoes and tomatoes. (everything2.com)
  • One possible culprit could be water-soluble proteins present in the latex. (newscientist.com)
  • Slater has found a protein antigen in latex with a molecular weight of 14 000, and other researchers have found proteins with molecular weights as large as 100 000. (newscientist.com)
  • Last month the FDA urged manufac turers to remove all water-soluble proteins from latex products. (newscientist.com)
  • Latex proteins can sometimes become airborne. (healthline.com)
  • Some people with a latex allergy may also be allergic to certain foods that contain proteins similar to those in latex. (healthline.com)
  • Others who may become allergic to latex are people who are allergic to foods that have the same proteins that are in latex. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Many of the proteins that cause latex allergy are found in fruit, vegetables, nuts and cereals. (allergy.org.nz)
  • According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, latex allergy involves the proteins of natural latex rubber, not synthetic rubber products such as those found in latex house paints. (lww.com)
  • They believe that contact dermatitis lets more latex proteins penetrate the skin, increasing the risk of an allergic reaction. (lww.com)
  • Those at higher risk for latex allergy include health-care professionals and patients with chronic medical problems and a history of multiple surgeries, particularly patients with spina bifida . (medicinenet.com)
  • According to the FDA, between 6 and 7 per cent of surgical staff and between 18 and 40 per cent of spina bifida patients are allergic to latex. (newscientist.com)
  • Spina bifida patients undergo many operations and so are exposed to latex 'an inordinate number of times', he adds. (newscientist.com)
  • Those who work in manufacturing of latex products are also at greater risk, as well as children with congenital neurological abnormalities such as spina bifida and people with bladder problems. (allergy.org.nz)
  • It is estimated that up to 65 per cent of American children with spina bifida have latex allergy. (allergy.org.nz)
  • In contrast, due to exposures to latex during many surgeries, as many as 68% of children with spina bifida have a latex sensitivity. (lww.com)
  • Heretofore, almost all vinylidene chloride copolymer latices have been prepared by emulsion polymerization in the presence of an anionic surfactant. (google.com)
  • An emulsion polymerized vinylidene chloride copolymer latex having polymerized therein vinylidene chloride and one or more ethylenically unsaturated monomers copolymerizable therewith. (google.com)
  • 2. The vinylidene chloride copolymer latex of claim 1 wherein the copolymer has polymerized therein an ethylenically unsaturated monomer copolymerizable with vinylidene chloride. (google.com)
  • 3. The vinylidene chloride copolymer latex of claim 2 wherein the ethylenically unsaturated monomer is selected from the group consisting of acrylic acid, methacrylic acid, acrylic acid esters, methacrylic acid esters, nitriles and amides. (google.com)
  • 4. The vinylidene chloride copolymer latex of claim 1 wherein the anionic surfactant is selected from the group consisting of sodium alkylbenzenesulfonate, sodium salts of alkyl sulfonic acid esters, sodium salts of sulfosuccinic acid alkyl esters, sodium alkylsulfonate, sodium alkyldiphenylether sulfonate, and sulfuric acid esters of alkylphenolpolyethylene oxide. (google.com)
  • 5. The vinylidene chloride copolymer latex of claim 1 wherein the nonionic surfactant is selected from the group consisting of alkyl ethers, alkylphenol ethers and higher fatty acid esters of polyethylene oxide. (google.com)
  • 6. The vinylidene chloride copolymer latex of claim 1 wherein the nonionic surfactant is a fatty acid ester of polyethylene oxide having an average number of ethylene oxide repeat units of from 15 to 40. (google.com)
  • 7. The vinylidene chloride copolymer latex of claim 1 wherein the cationic surfactant is a salt of a quaternary amine. (google.com)
  • 8. The vinylidene chloride copolymer latex of claim 1 wherein the cationic surfactant is a salt of a quaternary amine represented by the formula: ##STR2## wherein R is an alkyl and n and m are integers having values from 2 to 15. (google.com)
  • The present invention relates to a latex of vinylidene chloride copolymer obtained by emulsion copolymerization of vinylidene chloride and one or more monomers copolymerizable therewith using an anionic surfactant and a nonionic surfactant. (google.com)
  • 6. The composition of claim 5 wherein the said latex is a copolymer containing acrylate and/or methacrylate monomer units, monomer units having secondary and/or tertiary amino functionality, and/or vinyl unsaturated hydrocarbon monomers and hydroxyalkyl acrylate or methacrylate monomers. (google.com.au)
  • 2. The method of claim 1 wherein the latex comprises a styrene/butadiene copolymer suspended in water to form an aqueous emulsion, a colloidally stabilized latex, an alkali swellable latex and at least one pH increasing material, at least polar monomer and at least one elasticity enhancing monomer, a cationic latex or combinations thereof. (google.com)
  • [1] Latex allergy generally develops after repeated exposure to products containing natural rubber latex. (wikipedia.org)
  • Repeated exposure to latex is necessary for an allergy to develop. (medicinenet.com)
  • Latex products are made from natural rubber, and sensitivity can develop after repeated exposure. (cdc.gov)
  • The increased use and exposure to latex is thought to be the main reason for the higher rates in this group. (healthline.com)
  • Although the initial presentation of clinical symptoms does seem to depend on the route of exposure, systemic effects (such as tachycardia and cardiovascular collapse) may result from exposure to latex, regardless of the mode. (labcorp.com)
  • Children at risk for latex allergy should avoid exposure to latex ÂÂÂÂÂ even if they have not had a reaction before. (childrensmn.org)
  • What can I do to prevent exposure to latex? (childrensmn.org)
  • Ask for the first appointment of the day to reduce exposure to latex particles in the air. (childrensmn.org)
  • 2013). This educational activity will discuss differentiating type 1 and 4 allergic responses to latex, sources of exposure, and measures to reduce exposure to latex for sensitive individuals. (nurse.com)
  • Other signs include hay fever, itchy and swollen eyes, a runny nose and sneezing following latex exposure. (allergy.org.nz)
  • I tell all my patients with kiwifruit fruit allergy to reduce latex exposure, especially if they are atopic or allergic, as this makes them a high risk for latex allergy. (allergy.org.nz)
  • I suggest you re-direct your question to the CTAN website, where the TeX/LaTeX experts lurk. (physicsforums.com)
  • LaTeX comprises a collection of TeX macros and a program to process LaTeX documents. (wikipedia.org)
  • file as input to the TeX program (with the LaTeX macros loaded), and TeX writes out a file suitable for viewing onscreen or printing. (wikipedia.org)
  • TeX is still low-level, so Leslie Lamport wrote LaTeX, a collection of higher-level TeX macros, to group some of the more common TeX commands together. (linuxjournal.com)
  • A practical use for LaTeX macros is to simplify the typing of mathematical formulas. (tamu.edu)
  • LaTeX comprises a collection of TeX macros and a program to process LaTeX documents, and because the plain TeX formatting commands are elementary, it provides authors with ready-made commands for formatting and layout requirements such as chapter headings, footnotes, cross-references and bibliographies. (wikipedia.org)
  • The LaTeX system is a markup language that handles typesetting and rendering, and can be arbitrarily extended by using the underlying macro language to develop custom macros such as new environments and commands. (wikipedia.org)
  • The prevalence of latex allergy peaked at 3%-9.5% in the 1990s but now has fallen to less than 1% in countries where active latex avoidance measures are practiced. (medicinenet.com)
  • Serologic screening for latex-specific IgE in NHANES will provide an estimate of the prevalence of latex sensitization, enable determination of secular trends in the emergence of this problem and help delineate demographic factors (e.g., age, occupation) for the development of latex sensitization. (cdc.gov)
  • In 1994, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) tested stored sera from phase 1 of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III 1988-91) from participants age 17-60 years to estimate the prevalence of latex specific IgE antibody in this representative sample of the U.S. population. (cdc.gov)
  • From 1996-98, investigators at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) tested stored sera from phase 2 NHANES III (1991-94) participants for latex antibody to further assess the prevalence of latex specific IgE antibody in the population. (cdc.gov)
  • Natural rubber latex can also cause irritant contact dermatitis, [10] a less severe form of reaction that does not involve the immune system. (wikipedia.org)
  • Industrial rubber workers, exposed for long periods to high amounts of latex. (wikipedia.org)
  • Latex is a natural product which comes from the light milky fluid extracted from the rubber tree. (medicinenet.com)
  • Latex is a natural rubber made from the milky sap of the Brazilian rubber tree Hevea brasiliensis . (healthline.com)
  • The word 'latex' originally referred to the use of rubber in one form or another as the resin, or solid, in paint. (howstuffworks.com)
  • If the paints are called latex at all, the term often used is 'acrylic latex' because they contain a plastic resin made of acrylics or polyvinyls rather than rubber. (howstuffworks.com)
  • Latex is made from the sap of rubber trees. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Latex is the milky sap of the rubber tree. (childrensmn.org)
  • Just as a person can be allergic to certain foods or medicines, a person can be allergic to latex rubber. (childrensmn.org)
  • A latex mattress is comprised of natural or synthetic rubber. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Latex is also an essential ingredient in natural rubber. (enn.com)
  • Despite the recognition of natural rubber latex allergy as a serious concern more than 35 years ago, as many as 50% of healthcare providers are unable to recognize the symptoms (Al-Niaimi et al. (nurse.com)
  • If you are allergic to natural rubber latex products, consult your doctor for advice before use. (walgreens.com)
  • A latex allergy is a hypersensitivity to latex, which is a natural substance made of the milky sap of the rubber tree. (harvard.edu)
  • Ciprofloxacin Release Using Natural Rubber Latex Membranes as Carrier," International Journal of Biomaterials , vol. 2014, Article ID 157952, 7 pages, 2014. (hindawi.com)
  • The word latex is also used to refer to natural latex rubber, particularly non-vulcanized rubber. (wikipedia.org)
  • Originally, the name given to latex by indigenous Equator tribes[clarification needed] who cultivated the rubber tree, Hevea brasiliensis, was "caoutchouc", from the words caa ('tear') and ochu ('tree'), because of the way it is collected. (wikipedia.org)
  • Natural latex is a particular kind of rubber that has been manufactured from the sap of the rubber tree. (allergy.org.nz)
  • Products made from rubber latex usually contain a number of chemicals, and some people are not so much allergic to the rubber but the synthetic chemicals found in it. (allergy.org.nz)
  • When a latex-allergic person touches rubber, his or her body thinks the rubber is trying to attack it and perceives it as foreign. (allergy.org.nz)
  • While it is very uncommon, some individuals can suffer a serious allergic reaction called anaphylaxis when they come into contact with latex rubber. (allergy.org.nz)
  • The other form is an immediate hypersensitivity reaction (also known as an IgE -mediated reaction) to latex. (rxlist.com)
  • For a delayed hypersensitivity reaction to latex, topical or oral steroids may be used to treat the rash. (rxlist.com)
  • An allergic reaction to latex may range from mild to severe. (healthline.com)
  • Anaphylaxis is a rare reaction to latex, and it can be life-threatening. (healthline.com)
  • You can have a reaction to latex if your skin, mucous membranes (eyes, mouth, or other moist areas), or bloodstream (during surgery) come into contact with latex. (medlineplus.gov)
  • What are the signs of a reaction to latex? (childrensmn.org)
  • What should I do if my child has a severe allergic reaction to latex? (childrensmn.org)
  • If your child could have a severe reaction to latex, your doctor will want you to keep an epinephrine kit (pre-filled syringe) handy. (childrensmn.org)
  • My girl has never had a reaction to latex (at this point anyway) and that includes covered elastic and elastic on bare skin. (babycenter.com)
  • Preferred polymer latices contain about 75-95% by weight of the lower alkyl acrylate ester, about 1-7 by weight N-methylol acrylamide or N-methylol methacrylamide, 0.56% by Weight acrylic and/or methacrylic acid and less than 15% by weight of other polymerizable monomers. (google.de)
  • 5. The composition according to claim 3 wherein the cationic latex is an acrylic resin having cationic functionality derived from an amino containing monomer copolymerized in the preparation of said latex by emulsion polymerization in an aqueous environment with one or more esters selected from the gorup consisting of acrylic acid esters and methacrylic acid esters. (google.com.au)
  • Latex is a stable dispersion (emulsion) of polymer microparticles in water. (wikipedia.org)
  • Synthetic latex: Latex obtained as a product of an emulsion, mini-emulsion, micro-emulsion, or dispersion polymerization. (wikipedia.org)
  • The latex remains stable following addition of about 2. (google.com)
  • The latex remains stable following addition of about 2 percent by weight of a cationic antistatic agent on a polymer solids basis. (google.com)
  • In this article, we examine the differences between memory foam and latex mattresses. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • At first look, it can be easy to conclude that memory foam and latex mattresses are similar, as they both appear to be made of foam. (prweb.com)
  • Interior and exterior paint comes in many different formulations, but can be broken down into two basic categories: oil-based (or alkyd) and latex (or water-based, or acrylic) paint. (ehow.com)
  • Do not use a latex or acrylic primer, or the solid stain won't stick. (ehow.com)
  • In addition to the speed of drying, new opacity (the ability to completely cover one color with another), and washability of acrylic latex paints, the greatest advantage of water-thinned paints is you can clean up with water. (howstuffworks.com)
  • The acrylic and methacrylic acid/acrylate ester copolymers are an important class of materials used to enhance latex viscosity, being ofiered in both latex and dry powder form, however, they are not without disadvantages. (google.de)
  • So Naturally Savvy was happy to discover Krylon's H2O Latex Spray Paint , a 100 percent acrylic latex formula that eliminates some of those harmful chemicals. (treehugger.com)
  • After your latex has dried, blend the latex with your skin using liquid or powder foundation. (wikihow.com)
  • Latex is emerging as a potentially serious health problem largely because of the frequency by which individuals come in contact with latex and products containing latex. (labcorp.com)
  • Over time, frequent contact with latex increases the risk of a latex allergy. (medlineplus.gov)
  • If you developed a rash or other symptoms after contact with latex, you are allergic to latex. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Frequent contact with latex, especially to the mucous membranes, open cuts, or wounds, will often trigger the allergy, or make an existing allergy worse. (childrensmn.org)
  • What are the symptoms and signs of the two forms of latex allergy? (rxlist.com)
  • What are the symptoms of a latex allergy? (healthline.com)
  • LaTeX is commonly used for typesetting math equations, and that's what Part V is all about. (linuxjournal.com)
  • Make the difficulties of displaying mathematical equations on the Web a thing of the past by embedding LaTeX content in your pages. (linuxjournal.com)
  • equations in LaTeX. (vassar.edu)
  • Since the webhost doesn't have LaTeX installed, I had to use mimeTeX, which supports just basic TeX without all the flourishes, but should be good enough to produce some good quality equations and symbols sufficient for the uses employed here. (climateaudit.org)
  • and the latex having a Klaxon mechanical stability of 30 minutes or more when 2 percent by weight of a cationic surfactant is added to said latex on a polymer solids basis. (google.com)
  • If you have a latex allergy, your skin or mucous membranes (eyes, mouth, nose, or other moist areas) react when latex touches them. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Latex mattresses may consist of natural or synthetic material. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • It is therefore desirable to have a method for developing viscous acrylate based latex systems without the addition of natural or synthetic polymeric thickeners. (google.de)
  • Latexes are found in nature, but synthetic latexes are common as well. (wikipedia.org)
  • ALTHOUGH 8% to 17% of U.S. healthcare workers have a sensitivity to latex, fewer than 1% of Americans in the general population share this sensitivity. (lww.com)
  • More particularly the invention relates to polymer latices of lower acrylate ester/alpha, beta-olefinically unsaturated N-alkylol amide copolymers overpolymerized with an olefinically unsaturated carboxylic acid. (google.de)
  • Latex: Colloidal dispersion of polymer particles in a liquid. (wikipedia.org)
  • Strict avoidance of latex is the treatment for latex allergy. (rxlist.com)
  • There is no cure for a latex allergy, so the best treatment is avoidance. (healthline.com)
  • Although IDEs like LyX and Kile exist, LaTeX continues to be used primarily in text editors. (linux-magazine.com)
  • Other great apps like Vim-LaTeX are Overleaf (Freemium, Open Source), TeXstudio (Free, Open Source), Texmaker (Free, Open Source) and Kile (Free, Open Source). (alternativeto.net)
  • In addition, with both types of external thickeners there are specific latices carefully designed to meet rigid specifications which are not compatible with a given thickener and as a result the latex properties are adversely affected. (google.de)
  • HP Latex 300 and 500 series printers and water-based HP Latex Inks ensure rich blacks and glossy results-and all prints emerge dry, odor-free, and ready to use. (hp.com)
  • HP Latex Inks deliver unprecedented quality on rigid media. (hp.com)
  • Hevein -like protein domains [14] are a possible cause for allergen cross-reactivity between latex and banana [15] or fruits in general. (wikipedia.org)
  • A positive result ((LBXLACL=I or greater) indicates that antibodies to the latex allergen are present in the participant's sample. (cdc.gov)
  • The latex agglutination test is a laboratory method to check for certain antibodies or antigens in a variety of body fluids including saliva, urine, cerebrospinal fluid, or blood. (medlineplus.gov)
  • If you have latex antibodies in your blood, you are allergic to latex. (medlineplus.gov)
  • A person can be allergic to the latex or the mixture or both. (medicinenet.com)
  • More than just an easy Halloween costume accessory, you can turn boring business meetings into interesting encounters by greeting clients in your Horse Latex Mask. (orientaltrading.com)
  • Daily routines were never as much fun as they are wearing the Horse Latex Mask! (orientaltrading.com)
  • Crafted to provide you the highest quality, this Syngenor Latex Mask will give you the facelift sure to fill your Halloween with a hefty amount of fright-filled fun. (orientaltrading.com)
  • Latex mask features see-through black mesh eye holes, with additional holes at the ears and mouth. (hottopic.com)
  • Whether you want to go with a latex mask, and some sort of metal tool as a weapon is up to you. (freelancer.com)
  • One form is called a 'delayed hypersensitivity,' which is usually seen as an itchy skin rash at the site where the latex product contacts the skin. (rxlist.com)
  • He said that he has a latex allergy and he developed a rash on his genitals (specifically his testicles) after we had sex one day. (medhelp.org)
  • Latex allergy has become one of the major concerns of the healthcare industry in the USA in the years since the introduction of Universal Precautions in 1987 , with up to 17 percent of all healthcare workers affected. (everything2.com)
  • Identify two sources of latex in the healthcare environment. (nurse.com)
  • It is best to inform a healthcare professional if you plan on taking aloe latex, as it has been known to reduce glucose levels, which can be dangerous to diabetics, and because it can reduce the effectiveness of other possible drugs in your system. (livestrong.com)
  • Latex agglutination slide test for the qualitative and semi-quantitative in vitro determination of Rheumatoid Factor in serum. (bio-medicine.org)
  • The most serious and rare form of latex allergy, Type I hypersensitivity can cause an immediate and potentially life-threatening reaction, not unlike the severe reaction some people have to bee stings . (wikipedia.org)
  • A patch test to latex could potentially be performed to diagnose a delayed hypersensitivity response to latex. (rxlist.com)
  • This article will help you learn more about the signs of a latex allergy and how you can prevent this potentially dangerous condition. (healthline.com)
  • If you have a latex allergy, you don't have to avoid all of the foods that can potentially cross-react with latex - only those cause an allergic reaction for you. (allergy.org.nz)
  • LaTeX was originally written in the early 1980s by Leslie Lamport at SRI International . (wikipedia.org)
  • Latex hypersensitivity was characterized as a problem in the late 1970s and increased throughout the 1980s and 1990s. (nurse.com)
  • Released in the early 1980s, for years LaTeX was the premier text-formatting application for Unix and its derivatives. (linux-magazine.com)
  • A severe latex allergy can affect breathing and cause other serious problems. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Hundreds of products are known to contain latex, including most items that can be stretched. (healthline.com)
  • Other hospital items may also contain latex. (medlineplus.gov)
  • If you have a latex allergy, avoid items that contain latex. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Learn which products contain latex. (childrensmn.org)
  • Common medical latex products include stoppers on syringes, blood pressure cuffs, oxygen tubing, and catheters. (medicinenet.com)
  • Several people have died from anaphylactic shock - the most extreme form of allergic reaction - after having barium enemas performed with a latex-tipped device. (newscientist.com)
  • Latex mattresses contain small holes that allow air to flow through the mattress. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Where 100% natural latex mattresses contain natural latex liquid and little else, memory foam is a petroleum-based product and can contain many chemicals. (prweb.com)
  • How do health-care professionals assess and diagnose a latex allergy? (rxlist.com)
  • Allergy skin testing can help diagnose a latex allergy. (medlineplus.gov)
  • The chemicals used during the latex manufacturing process can also cause a delayed hypersensitivity reaction to the chemicals, complicating the identification of a latex allergy. (lww.com)