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Prospective study of extractable latex allergen contents of disposable medical gloves.

Authors
  • Jones, R T
  • Scheppmann, D L
  • Heilman, D K
  • Yunginger, J W
Type
Published Article
Journal
Annals of allergy
Publication Date
Oct 01, 1994
Volume
73
Issue
4
Pages
321–325
Identifiers
PMID: 7944000
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Extractable allergen levels in latex medical gloves remain highly variable, particularly among some private label brands. Use of synthetic gloves or lower allergen latex gloves should lessen exposure of latex-sensitized patients and health care workers to latex aeroallergens.

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