Review on Occupational Latex Allergy

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAA new review article discusses the current understanding of occupational natural rubber latex allergies.  The authors found estimates of the prevalence of latex allergies over the past 10 years to be similar to those reported prior to 2003.  The authors state, “substantial progress has been made in the understanding and prevention of natural rubber latex allergy, although the disease may still remain a worldwide cause of concern.

Source: PubMed abstract

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