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  • allergy
  • Background: This report of the prevalence of latex glove allergy in 3 Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers was a collaboration of the VA, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. (cdc.gov)
  • This low rate of confirmed latex glove allergy may have been related to nonpowdered glove use. (cdc.gov)
  • prevalence
  • Merrett TG, Merrett J, Kekwick R. The prevalence of immunoglobulin E antibodies to the proteins of rubber ( Hevea brasiliensis ) latex and grass ( Phleum pratense ) pollen in sera of British blood donors. (springer.com)
  • RAST
  • Since subsequent investigation revealed that the scuba diving suit contained latex (Brazilian rubber), a specific IgE RAST was found to be strongly positive (Class V) to latex. (latexallergyresources.org)
  • Results of analysis for specific IgE to latex using RAST method are shown in Table 1 . (asahq.org)
  • problem
  • In this study difference of sensivity to banana and potato in both groups were not significant according to this study kiwi hypersensivity is important problem among health worker with sensivity to latex. (biomedcentral.com)
  • specific
  • The most probable causative agents in the 95 episodes described were foods (57%), drugs (11%), hymenoptera venom (12%), exercise (9%), additives (1%), specific immunotherapy (1%), latex (1%), and vaccines (2%), but in 6 cases (6%) the agent was never determined. (aappublications.org)