Latex allergy - A neglected hazard of COVID-19 response


GAD Akram RIAD Abanoub PATEL Jay

Year of publication 2020
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Journal of Oral Disease Markers
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Medicine

Keywords Latex allergy; COVID-19
Description Latex allergy (LA) is a common occupational issue among health care workers, with a sensitization rate of 5-17% among the exposed. Although the incidence of LA has decreased dramatically in the United States and Europe over the past few years, 150,000-1 million health care workers and more than 15 million people worldwide still suffer from LA.

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