Brian T. Kelly

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Management of Latex Allergy

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has latex allergy? What are the typical findings for this disease? Latex allergy is an IgE mediated immediate hypersensitivity disease caused by contact with proteins retained in finished rubber products derived from Natural Rubber Latex (NRL) from the plant species Hevea Brasiliensis.The most…

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