How do you diagnose latex allergy?

A. Apter, B. Lushniak, E. Warshaw, S. E. Whitmore

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The diagnosis of latex allergy is a clinical challenge that practitioners are confronting with increasing frequency. Distinguishing the causes of delayed-type reactions requires careful patch testing. For patients with immediate-type symptoms, currently available tests are imperfect. This review by four national experts presents practical approaches to a dermatologic dilemma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)177-179
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Contact Dermatitis
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1999
Externally publishedYes


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