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  • (ADS) Rubber Gloves: Peril for Some -New York Times (01/29/97) P. C7 Robbins, Jim - AEGIS.
  • (BW) End-User Study Focuses on Medical Glove Industry  BUSINESS WIRE - 44 Montgomery St, 39th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94104; Tel: (415) 986-4422; FAX: (415)
  • 788-5335 - Tuesday, 12 November 1996. - AEGIS.
  • A Breakthrough Solution To Allergic Reactions Caused By Latex February 19, 1998 6:48 PM EST PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 19, 1998--With tomorrow's National Latex Allergy Conference commencing in San Antonio, Texas, allergy experts, physicians, nurses and students will gather to discuss one of today's most serious health care problems.  Business Wire.
  • A Brief Natural History Of Latex Rubber Allergy  David Shaw, Immune.Com,
  • A Comparison of Active and Simulated Chiropractic Manipulation as Adjunctive Treatment for Childhood Asthma  Balon J, Aker PD, Crowther ER, Danielson C, Cox PG, O'Shaughnessy D, Walker C, Goldsmith CH, Duku E, Sears MR
  • A Few Words About Latex Allergies
  • A latex glove alert! -Miriam C. Nagel-Chemical Health & Safety November/December 1997 Chemical Health & Safety 1997, 4(6), 14-18.
  • A LATEX-SAFE Ambulance by Arnold Becker, M.S.
  • A natural rubber latex extract
  • AAD Recommends Latex-Safe Environments by Nathan D. Childs, Staff Writer [Skin & Allergy News 29(9):9, 1998. © 1998 International Medical News Group.]
  • A.L.E.R.T. , Inc.: Allergy to Latex Education & Resource Team
  • AAAAI and ACAAI Joint Statement Concerning the Use of Powdered and Non-powdered Natural Rubber Latex Gloves ``IgE-mediated latex allergy is the result of the exposure of susceptible individuals to latex rubber proteins. Medical devices principally latex gloves (1) are the largest single source of exposure to these potent allergens.``The American College of Allergy, Asthma &  Immunology
  • About Anaphylaxis  Asthma and Allergy Information and Research
  • Absence of cross-reactivity of IgE antibodies from subjects allergic to Hevea brasiliensis latex with a new source of natural rubber latex from guayule (Parthenium argentatum) -Deborah J. Siler, PhD, Katrina Cornish, PhD, and Robert G. Hamilton, PhD J Allergy Clin Immunol Nov 1996
  • ACAAI Calls for Action to Control Potentially Life-Threatening Latex Allergy American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
  • ADA Legal Adviser: Latex liability
  • Advice From Your Allergist: Latex Allergy American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
  • Aktuelles 14.06.1996 Bananenunverträglichkeit bei Patienten mit Latex Allergie
  • Allerderm Laboratories Elastyren® Procedural Gloves. Post Office Box 2070, Petaluma, CA 94953-2070 Phone (800) 365-6868 or (707)  664-8777 Fax (800) 926-4568 or (707) 664-0666. `` Allerderm Laboratories develops, markets, and distributes unique skin treatment, protection, and diagnostic products worldwide. We have  continued to focus on serving dermatological needs for nearly 20 years in such areas as    hand dermatitis, latex allergy, scar management, and dry skin management. Allerderm is committed to meeting the specialized needs of physicians and their patients. We offer high-quality products with immediate and convenient availability through our direct distribution system. Call (800) 365-6868 to speak directly with one of our friendly and knowledgeable representatives, or send us an E-mail today [info@allerderm.com].
  • Alergia al Latex
  • Alergias Cutáneas
  • ALK-ABELLO (http://www.ALK-ABELLO.COM/)
  • All about Gloves
  • All about Gloves CLEVELAND CLINIC FOUNDATION
  • Allegy and Asthma Professional Edition: Why Use Latex?
  • aller
  • Allerderm - Home Page
  • Allergic History Dr Gary Kantor, Dr Mike Smith, Dr Santosh Kalhan
  • ALLERGIC REACTIONS AND ANAPHYLACTIC SHOCK Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center
  • Allergic Reactions to Workplace Allergens David I. Bernstein, MD. ``Allergic sensitization to workplace allergens can result in occupational asthma (OA), rhinitis, and dermatoses. Occupational asthma, accounting for 2% to 15% of all new cases of asthma, is caused by more than 240 reactive chemicals or natural proteins.``JAMA   Vol. 278, pp. 1907-1913, December 10, 1997
  • Allergic to Condoms? thriveonline
  • Allergic to Condoms?``Is it possible for me to be allergic to latex? Whenever I use a condom, the area is red and sore afterward, and I claim that performance is hindered. Is there  another safe option?  ``
  • Allergic To Latex? Beware Of Bananas, Avocados & Chestnuts This information is provided by Allergy and Asthma Network/Mothers of Asthmatics, Inc. (AAN/MA)
  • Allergic to Latex in Dentist's Gloves Answer courtesy of Kimberly A. Loos, D.D.S., Dentist
  • Allergic to latex? Preventive measures taken at St. Michael's  by Carol Moorman
  • ALLERGIE AU LATEX  Dr Marilyn Gosgnach Département d'Anesthesie Réanimation Hôpital Pitié Salpétrière 47-83 Boulevard de l'hôpital 75651 PARIS Cedex 13...
  • ALLERGIE   AU   LATEX ``Le LATEX est le caoutchouc naturel extrait d'un arbre tropical, l'hévéa brasiliensis.......``
  • ALLERGIES AND SENSITIVITIES: LATEX  ``over 20 million people in the United States are    sensitive to latex. `
  • Allergies Lead to Wave of Lawsuits Against Latex Glove Makers (11/05/1998) By Avram Goldstein, Washington Post Staff Writer
  • Allergies To Latex Gloves; Actual Trend, Risk Factors and Methods of Prevention.-Heese A, Peters K-P, Koch H U and Hornstein O P.  Allergologie. Volume 18, Nr. 9 pp.358-365, 1995.
  • Allergists Alert Public and Health Care Workers About Latex
  • ALLERGY ABCs - Allergy Basics Center
  • Allergy and Asthma Rochester Resource Center
  • Allergy Asthma and Immunology Clinics of Dr. Daniel Suez, MD: Main Page
  • Allergy Basics Center -Maintained by Ballew Kinnaman
  • Allergy Basics Centre
  • ALLERGY discussion list logs
  • Allergy Forthcoming articles
  • Allergy MedNet Hellas
  • Allergy recognition chart--  1996 Allegiance Healthcare Corporation
  • Allergy Recognition Worksheet
  • Allergy Risks American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
  • Allergy Society of South Africa
  • Allergy Sometimes Fits Hand-in-Glove.  Jones, D.G. Journal. California Dental Association Journal. 25(12): 828-829. December 1997. Via CHID.
  • Allergy studies in South Australia (Gopher site)
  • ALLERGY TO LATEX - D. VERVLOET Service de Pneumo-allergologie - Hopital Sainte-Marguerite - 13009 MARSEILLE
  • Allergy to Latex Education and Resource Team
  • Allergy to latex in spina bifida: A multivariate study of associated factors in 100 consecutive patients Antonio Nieto, MD, Francisco Estornell, MD, Angel Mazón, MD, Carlos Reig, MD, Alicia Nieto, MD, and Fernando García-Ibarra, MD, Valencia, Spain. The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.September 1996 volume 98 number 3.  Mosby–Year Book, Inc.
  • Allergy to latex rubber. Sussman GL; Beezhold DH  (95077214 NLM  Ann Intern Med 1995  Jan 1;122(1):43-6) © 1997 thrive@ the healthy living experience
  • Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Online
  • Allergy.  Little, J.W.; Falace, D.A. Little, J.W.; Falace, D.A. Dental Management of the Medically Compromised Patient. 4th ed. St. Louis, MO: Mosby-Year Book, Inc. 1993. p. 390-412. Via CHID.
  • Allergy/Asthma Association Issues a Latex Hypersensitivity White Paper
  • ALLERGY-European Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology- Articles Vol 51, 52, 53
  • Allernet Allergy & Asthma
  • Alllatex
  • Alternatives to latex gloves.
  • Ambiderm, manufacturer of latex examination
  • A-MED OnLine ® - "Exposing Latex"
  • American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Latex Allergy Protocol  ``Approximately 0.8% of the population is latex sensitive. However, patients and/or healthcare workers who have frequent exposure to latex devices such as gloves, catheters, and drains may be sensitized.2 It has been reported that 6-7% of surgical personnel and 18-40% of spina bifida patients are latex sensitive.3 It is estimated that 7.5% of surgeons and 5.6% of nurses are sensitive to latex or the chemicals used in processing latex.2
  • American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology 85 West Algonquin Road, Suite 550 Arlington Heights, IL 60005 Phone: (847) 427-1200    Fax: (847) 427-1294
  • American Health Consultants. Latex allergies continue to threaten lives, careers. Hospital Employee Health. 1992 Oct;11(10):129-34.  American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Inc.
  • An alternative to the Penrose drain in children at risk for latex allergy.Urology 1997 Mar;49(3):454-455 Vates TS, Freedman AL, Smith CA. Department of Pediatric Urology, Children's Hospital of Michigan, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit 48201, USA. Cetra Latex-Free Supplies
  • Anaphylactic reactions to food items with latex allergy Dietrich Abeck, Manfred Börries, Christoph Kuwert, Volker Steinkraus, Dieter Vieluf, Johannes Ring Der Hautarzt  Volume 45 Issue 6 (1994) pp 364-367
  • Anaphylaktischer Schock durch Latex-Handschuhe
  • Anaphylaxis due to latex contamination from the envelope of a cannula plaster. Dietrich Abeck, Volker Steinkraus, Christoph Kuwert, Dieter Vieluf, Johannes Der Hautarzt, 46(1):44-46, 1/1995.
  • Anaphylaxis In Schools and Other Child Care Settings-Association des Allergologues et Immunologues du Quebec
  • Anaesthesiological peculiarities in patients with latex-allergy  H. Kisch, P. Jacobs, M. Thiel Der Anaesthesist Volume 45 Issue 7 (1996) pp 587-596
  • Anesthetic, management  of the latex-allergic patient CLEVELAND CLINIC FOUNDATION
  • Angioedema by Martin Stern
  • Ansell Healthcare - Latex Allergies
  • Are there available tests for the diagnosis of latex allergy? The Delaware Valley Latex Allergy Support Network, Inc. 1996
  • Are You Latex Allergic? What You Should Do  The Delaware Valley Latex Allergy Support Network,
  • Ask Dr. Weil - Q&A: Allergic to Condoms?
  • Ask The Expert: Latex
  • Association between latex sensitization and repeated latex exposure in children. Anesthesiology 1997 Mar;86(3):599-602 Porri F, Pradal M, Lemiere C, Birnbaum J, Mege JL, Lanteaume A, Charpin D, Vervloet D, Camboulives J. Hospital Sainte-Marguerite, Marseille, France. Cetra Latex-Free Supplies
  • Association between sensitization to natural rubber latex and papain Vandenplas et al J Allergy Clin Immunol Jun 1996
  • Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus
  • ASTHMA & ALLERGY STATISTICS  Allergy and Asthma Rochester Resource Center
  • Asthma and Allergy News
  • Asthma and other atopic diseases in Australian children Robertson, Marita F Dalton, Jennifer K Peat, Michelle M Haby, Adrian Bauman, J Declan Kennedy and Louis I Landau -MJA 1998; 168: 434-438
  • Atlanta Allergy and Asthma Clinic Warns: Latex Allergies Can Be Serious
  • Background - Products Containing Latex NIOSH
  • Ban plan: Will the FDA 86 powdered latex gloves? -This article first appeared in the March 1998 issue of Health Facilities Management.
  • Ban Proposed for Latex Gloves Powdered with Cornstarch ``Public Citizen Health Research Group submitted a petition to the FDA today to ban the use of latex gloves that are powdered with corn starch. According to their statement, such gloves are putting millions of patients and tens of thousands of health care workers at serious risk.Public Citizen Web site.
  • Bananenunverträglichkeit bei Patienten mit Latex Allergie
  • Bandolier 7 Index
  • Bandolier article on latex allergy - Implications for patients and health care workers.
  • Barrier Integrity of Latex Gloves  The Delaware Valley Latex Allergy Support Network, Inc. 1996
  • BASIC TYPES OF DIAGNOSTIC TESTS Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center
  • Baur X, Ammon J, Chen Z, Beckmann U, Czuppon AB. Health risk in hospitals through airborne allergens for patients presensitised to latex.  The Lancet. 1993 Nov 3;342:1148-49. American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Inc.
  • Berkshire Medical Center alters latex policy.  Allergic reactions force changes.   Saturday August 21, 1999.  By Ellen G. Lahr
  • Beware latex gloves can cause asthma - UK report
  • BGFA - Abstracts Latex - Allergie
  • BGFA info Mai 1996 Sonderausgabe "Latex"
  • Bibliography CLEVELAND CLINIC FOUNDATION
  • Bibliography on Latex Allergies  Maintained for AERS by Richard Terrass, MEd, RT(R)
  • Bibliography of latex resources  F.L.A.R.E.
  • Blood test for latex allergy
  • Blood Test for Latex Allergy Reprinted from Medical Sciences Bulletin , published by Pharmaceutical Information Associates, Ltd.
  • Body Wise Latex Wear, Latex dresses and fashion
  • Bondolier: Latex Allergy
  • Burgeoning Problem of Latex Sensitivity: Surgical Gloves Are Only the Beginning.  Weido, A.J.; Sim, T.C. Postgraduate Medicine. 98(3): 173-184. September 1995. Via CHID.
  • Call for latex allergic volunteers  F.L.A.R.E.
  • Can a latex allergy be life-threatening? ECI Medical Technologies Inc.
  • Can latex allergy be treated? ECI Medical Technologies Inc.
  • Can latex gloves worn for pathogen protection lead to allergic reactions? By Bob Barnard. Safety Q&A Volume 1 Number 7.`` Yes, latex glove wearers are being warned that allergic reactions may result from frequent use. Symptoms of latex allergy can include skin rash and irritation, hives, nasal congestion, asthma, and in rare instances, shock -- a potentially fatal condition. Individuals who develop an allergy to latex may also have some similar cross-reactions to certain foods (avocado, banana, potato, tomato, kiwi fruit and papaya). Individuals prone to allergy are at greatest risk for developing an allergy to latex products.
  • Can my latex allergy get worse? ECI Medical Technologies Inc.
  • Can Safer Sex Be Latex Safe? Based on a 1997 article by Lillie C. Thomas, M.S.
  • Canadian Latex Allergy Association  96 Cavan St., Port Hope, Ont. L1A  3B7 (905) 885-5270   fax (905) 885-2839.  E-mail Lisa at llyttle@eagle.ca
  • Cantrell SA. Precautions against allergic reactions to latex. American  Journal of Hospital Pharmacy. 1993 Nov;50:2283-84. American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Inc.
  • Care Facilities Gordon Sussman, M.D. and Milton Gold, M.D.
  • Cart  latex allergy CLEVELAND CLINIC FOUNDATION
  • Causes of Latex Allergy
  • CETRA Latex-Free Supplies
  • Characterization of the allergen(s) in latex protein extracts Vesna J. Tomazic, PhD, Thomas J. Withrow, MS, and Robert G.
  • Chen MD, Greenspoon JS, Long TL. Latex anaphylaxis in an obstetrics and gynecology physician. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 1992 Mar;166(3):968-69. American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Inc.
  • Children with Spina Bifida Home Page
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation / Latex Allergy
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation Latex Allergy Tutorial
  • Clinical Aspects of Allergic Disease
  • Clinical Assessment and Effective Management of Latex Allergy  Surgical Services Management 1998 March. Sosovec D, Bourne G, Davis D. Healthcare Information Center
  • Clinical Examples of Latex Allergy National Jewish Medical and Research Center, 1400 Jackson Street, Denver, Colorado 80206. -by Mark Boguniewicz, M.D. and Kevin Fennelly, M.D.
  • Clinical Management: Latex Allergy / Sensitivity Revised Intravenous Nursing Standards of Practice ``Latex exposure shall be minimized. Healthcare workers and patients are provided education regarding latex allergy/sensitivity and methods to minimize risk of exposure. Non-latex personal protective equipment is provided to latex sensitive individuals. Non-latex supplies and equipment shall be used on patients who have or may have latex allergy/sensitivity.``-Oct 14 1997
  • Comment dépiste-t-on les allergies au latex ?
  • Commonly Used Latex  Medical Products
  • Comparison of Questionnaire-Based and Serological Screening for Natural Latex Allergy in Children with Neurogenic Bladder Dysfunction. Gerhard Zöller, Florian Thermann, Stefan Conrad, Thomas Fuchs, Rolf-Hermann Ringert. European Urology 1998, 34:1:79-83.
  • Comparison of latex–specific IgE binding among nonammoniated latex, ammoniated latex, and latex glove allergenic extracts by ELISA and immunoblot inhibition  Akira Akasawa, MD, PhD,
  • Li-Shan Hsieh, PhD, and Yuan Lin, PhD J Allergy Clin Immunol
  • May 1996
  • Concerns about Latex Allergy BarrierMed, Inc.
  • Concurrent sensitization to natural rubber latex and human seminal fluid  Yocum et al J Allergy Clin Immunol Dec 1996
  • Condom Use to Prevent HIV and Other STDs Among Women Medscape
  • Condoms ``condom is a fine rubber sheath, made from latex and worn on an erect penis. It    prevents semen from entering another person's body and is used for contraception as well as for the prevention of STDs and HIV.
  • Consultations for the latex allergic patient CLEVELAND CLINIC FOUNDATION
  • Consumer Group Urges Corn Starch Ban in Latex Gloves  ``Millions of patients and tens of thousands of health care workers throughout the country are at "serious risk" from latex gloves powdered with cornstarch, said the Public Citizen's Health Research Group in a petition filed with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) last month. ``Reprinted from Capitoline, Volume 7, Number 1.
  • Consumer Reports Excerpt On Condom Reliability  Immune.Com
  • Contact Dermatitis Home Page.
  • Contact Dermatitis-Rubber Internet Dermatology Society
  • Control Risk of Latex Allergy-NEWS RELEASE: July 18, 1995 CONTACT: Kevin Murray (847) 427-1200
  • Correlation of protein levels with skin prick test reactions in patients allergic to latex  Beezhold et al J Allergy Clin Immunol Dec 1996
  • Costs of Latex Allergy
  • Council initiates latex review by Daniel McCann.  1998 American Dental Association.
  • Creating a latex-safe environment: Riddle Memorial Hospital's response to protect patients and employees Journal of Emergency Nursing April 1997 volume 23 number 2 Copyright © by Emergency Nurses Association.Marlene Jezierski, RN, BAN Blaine, Minnesota
  • CropINDEX A list of scientific and common names of crops for information access
  • Current allergy and clinical immunology official journal of the Allergy Society of South Africa
  • Current perspectives on latex allergy Lawrence P. Landwehr, MD Mark Boguniewicz, MD. THE JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS March 1996 • Volume 128 • Number 3 • p0 to p0
  • Current perspectives on latex allergy. Journal: Pediatr 1996; 128:305-12. Author(s): Landwehr L, Boguniewicz M
  • Danger in healing hands By MARK MERCHANT.
  • Dasher G, Dasher T. The growing problem of latex allergies. Infusion. 1996 Jan;2:23-27. American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Inc.
  • Dealing with Latex Allergies  ``The rising incidence of latex allergy poses a significant risk to dental practices nationwide. Reports of hypersensitivity -- occasionally severe enough to warrant a change in profession -- continue to spread among dentists.`` by John R. Vaselaney, DDS, Assistant Vice President, Dental/Optometric/Chiropractic Program. Risk Management Tips -CNA
  • Degradation & Permeation Testing - Delta Powder Free CareFree Nitrex Glove
  • Delaware Tire Worker Appeals Denial Of Latex Allergy Compensation. A tire service worker, who was denied disability benefits because his latex allergy wasn't found to be an "occupational" hazard, filed an appeal Feb. 28 with the Delaware Supreme Court..........March 31, 2000
  • Delaware Valley Latex Allergy Support Network
  • Dental clinic is latex safe -by C. Lindon Larson
  • Dentist Warns of Dangers Posed by Glove Powders. 22 May 1998``A dentist writing in todayís British Dental Journal warns that glove powder "poses a significant health hazard", and urges dentists to discontinue the use of powdered latex gloves at the earliest opportunity. Anne Field, of Liverpool University, supports the call for a ban on glove powder.`` British Dental Association, 64 Wimpole Street, London, W1M 8AL
  • Department of Anesthesiology - Case Western Reserve University
  • Diagnose Intra-operative Anaphylaxis Dr Gary Kantor, Dr Mike Smith, Dr Santosh Kalhan
  • Diagnose und Therapie der Latexallergie Dr. med Ernst Stiglmair
  • Diagnosing latex allergy -National Jewish Medical and Research Center, 1400 Jackson Street, Denver, Colorado 80206.
  • Diagnosing Latex Allergy NIOSH
  • Diagnosis Of Latex Allergy Arnold Becker, M.S.
  • Diagnosis Of Latex Allergy by Arnold Becker, M.S.
  • Diagnosis of natural rubber latex allergy: Multicenter latex skin test efficacy study Robert G. Hamilton, PhD, DABMLI, N. Franklin Adkinson, Jr, MD, the Multi-Center Latex Skin Testing Study Task Force  (J Allergy Clin Immunol 1998;102:482-90.)
  • Diagnosis, of anaphylaxis
  • Diagnosis, of latex allergy CLEVELAND CLINIC FOUNDATION
  • Diagnostic skin testing for natural rubber latex allergy John W. Yunginger, MD J Allergy Clin Immunol 1998;102:351-2.
  • Die erste deutsche website zum Thema Latexallergie
  • Discussion Group
  • Distributors Caught in the Middle of Latex Debate by Brian Taylor Medical Distribution Solutions, Inc.
  • Division of Allergy Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • DO YOU HAVE A LATEX ALLERGY? Region 3 Hospital Corporation
  • Does the Air In A Health Care Environment Also Contain Latex Allergens?
  • Durex Corporation. latex-free condoms
  • ECI Medical Technologies Home Page
  • Effectiveness of a Low-Chemical, Low-Protein Medical Glove to Prevent or Reduce Dermatological Problems. Boyer, E.M. Journal of Dental Hygiene. 69(2): 67-73. March-April 1995. Via CHID.
  • Elastyren Non-Latex Gloves Demonstrated To Be Hypoallergenic ECI Medical Technologies Inc.
  • Elastyren Non-Latex Gloves Information Sheet ECI Medical Technologies Inc.
  • ELASTYREN® Latex-Free Non-Sterile Gloves-ECI Medical Technologies Inc.
  • Emergence of Latex Allergen-Mediated Reactions  The Delaware Valley Latex Allergy Support Network, Inc. 1996
  • Emergency Medicine: Beyond the Basics
  • EMS Guidelines for Latex Allergy
  • EMS Providers Are At Risk Of Becoming Allergic To Latex, Or May Already Be Allergic by Arnold Becker, M.S.
  • Environmental and clinical study of latex allergy in a textile factory  Giorgio Pisati, MD, Adriana Baruffini, MD, Ferruccio Bernabeo, PhD, Paolo Falagiani, DVM
  • Epidemie d'allergie au latex- Association des Allergologues et Immunologues du Québec
  • Epidemiology of Latex Allergy CLEVELAND CLINIC FOUNDATION
  • Equipment  for latex allergy case CLEVELAND CLINIC FOUNDATION
  • Errors in Latex Pricking Allergy Tests
  • Essential Information on the Selection and Use of Chemically Resistant Gloves in the Laboratory-Chemical Health & Safety November/December 1997 Chemical Health & Safety 1997, 4(6), 14-18.
  • European Rubber Journal -David Shaw. `` is the key monthly magazine for the world's tyre  and rubber industries. ERJ editorial pages carry news, market intelligence and analysis as well as detailed technical features designed to improve current awareness of developments in the sector. Many of our stories are exclusive to ERJ and we provide unbiased coverage of all aspects of the rubber industry to all corners of the world.
  • Evaluating laboratory gloves Chemical Health & Safety November/December 1997 Chemical Health & Safety 1997, 4(6), 14-18.
  • Every Office Urged to Prevent Latex Allergy Mucosal Exam? Use Nonlatex Gloves

  • ``Physicans' offices across the country may need a major overhaul to help curb the rising incidence of natural rubber latex allergy, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. ``  Nathan D. Childs, Staff Writer OB.GYN. News, October 1, 1998
  • Exposing Latex  By Diane E. Fritsch, RN, CCRN, MSN Clinical Nurse Specialist Trauma/Critical Care Nursing. Diane M Frederick, Rn C, MSN Clinical Nurse Specialist Maternal/Child Nursing. Excerpt from Nursing 93, August
  • F.L.A.R.E. - Foundation for Latex Allergy Research and Education
  • Fact Sheet: Natural Rubber Latex Allergy and Safe Latex Use in Health
  • Facts About Spina Bifida
  • FDA acknowledges powdered latex gloves risky-ACUTE CARE, INC
  • FDA Answers
  • FDA Coordinates Live Teleconference on Latex Allergy  Jonathan D. Katz, M.D., Chair
  • Task Force on Latex Sensitivity Committee on Occupational Health of Operating Room Personnel. April 1998
  • FDA Final Rule Adds Warning on Devices Containing Latex
  • FDA issues advisory on spontaneous combustion of latex gloves and storage advice.
  • FDA Latex Labeling Law
  • FDA Public Health Advisory: Potential Risk of Spontaneous Combustion in Large Quantities of Patient Examination Gloves
  • FDA recognizes powdered latex-glove risk, so far, no ban  By LAURAN NEERGAARD
  • FDA urged to ban powdered latex gloves 1998 Health Forum.
  • FDA will require warning labels on medical latex products  posted 10-14-97.  Nurseweek/Healthweek
  • Feature Topic Asthma and Allergies
  • Female Condom  Immune.Com
  • Frequency of type I allergy to rubber gloves in dental students-Angelika Heese, Klaus-Peter Peters, Jürgen Stahl, Hans Uwe Koch, Otto Paul Hornstein Der Hautarzt  Volume 46 Issue 1 (1995) pp 15-21
  • Food Allergy Network
  • Food and Drug Administration
  • Food Sensitivities And Latex Allergy  The Delaware Valley Latex Allergy Support Network,
  • Fortbildung - Latex-Allergien
  • Foundation for Latex Allergy Research and Education (F.L.A.R.E.) ``FLARE, as a non-profit corporation, is willing to post latex related articles, news, or announcements of a non-proprietary content. Information that individuals or corporations want to put on the FLARE page need to send the material for initial review to: Dr. Kenneth Kim   FLARE: Phone: (562) 997-7888    Fax: (562) 997-8884 ``
  • FR Notice: Natural Rubber Containing Medical Devices; User Labeling
  • Frameset for Latex Allergy Discussion Group
  • Frequently asked questions  AAIR
  • FURTHER RESOURCES FOR RUBBER Compton's Ency
  • Future Developments in Latex Allergy Dr Gary Kantor, Dr Mike Smith, Dr Santosh Kalhan CLEVELAND CLINIC FOUNDATION
  • Future of latex debated in states-By Daniel McCannAmerican Dental Association
  • GLOBAL INITIATIVE for ASTHMA  Allergy and Asthma Rochester Resource Center
  • Glossary ACAAI
  • Glove Powder
  • Glove Protein Allergen Testing Ansell,
  • Glove use may breed false sense of security  Thursday, March 23, 2000 By Hugh Robert
  • GLOVES AND DENTISTRY THE HIDDEN AGENDA M V Martin BDS, BA, PhD, FRCPath Department of Clinical Dental Sciences School of Dentistry University of Liverpool
  • Gloves CLEVELAND CLINIC FOUNDATION
  • Gloves Off! Dust rises over powdered vs. powder-free gloves  By Phil A. Perry.``There's a major dustup over powdered latex medical gloves. Glove powder has long been implicated in latex allergy, but its exact role is unclear. What is clear: More and more people are jumping into the fray.``Materials Management in Health Care 1988.Health Forum.
  • Go Ask Alice!: Latex Allergies
  • Going latex-free. (latex-free toys) Adkins, Debi The Exceptional Parent October 31, 1998
  • GOWN AND GLOVE SURGICAL TEAM, SCRUB NURSE ROLE Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center
  • Greendale firefighter claims disability, blaming latex By Kenneth R. Lamke of the Journal Sentinel staff December 16, 1997
  • Guidelines for the Management of Latex Allergies and Safe Latex Use in Health Care Facilities By  Gordon Sussman, M.D. and Milton Gold, M.D. American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology(CNAA )
  • Guidelines for the management of latex allergies and safe use of latex in perioperative practice settings.  Clinical Issues October 1997, Volume 66, Number 4. AORN Journal
  • Guidelines on Latex Allergy 1996 Allegiance Healthcare Corporation
  • Hand Care Protocol by Diane M. Sosovec, RN, MS, CNAA - 1996 Allegiance Healthcare Corporation
  • Hand dermatitis and latex allergy June 1998 ``Hand dermatitis affects up to I in 3 health care workers, and can be caused by contact with materials/chemicals used in dentistry. Dental  workers are particularly at risk because of continuous glove use and frequent washing of hands. -British Dental Association,
  • Hand Dermatitis in an Endoscopy Nurse
  • Harvesting of Latex.
  • Hazard Bulletin: Latex Sensitivity
  • Health Fair  The 1998 National Latex Allergy Conference
  • Health Risk in Hospitals through Airborne Allergens for Patients Presensitised to Latex Baur X, Ammon J, Chen Z, Beckmann U and  Czuppon AB.  Lancet. 342: 1148-1149, 1993.
  • Health risk in hospitals through airborne allergens for patients presensitised to latex.  Baur X; Ammon J; Chen Z; Beckmann  U; Czuppon AB Lancet 1993 Nov 6;342(8880):1148-9   (94048599 NLM) © 1997 thrive@ the healthy living experience
  • Health screenings will target latex allergy, neuropathy -American Dental Association.
  • Healthcare Info: Latex Allergy
  • Healthcare. 1992 Apr 27:42. American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Inc.
  • Historical Aspects of the Recognition of Latex Allergy in Finland  Kristiina Turjanmaa, M.D. Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland. ``Research into life-threatening allergy to natural rubber latex began in 1983 in the Department of Dermatology at Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland. At that time, Timo Reunala, M.D., Associate Professor of Dermatology, ~cognized that latex allergy was the cause of anaphylactic shock during surgical  procedures in two nurses.
  • HON Allergy Glossary Latex
  • Hoogte 4: latex-allergie
  • Hot Topics Bibliography: Latex Allergy
  • How and why things happen-A problem with wearing protection-Tuesday, August 13, 1996, By Robert Matas. British Columbia Bureau,  Vancouver
  • How are latex and rubber allergies identified? ECI Medical Technologies Inc.
  • How Common Is Latex Allergy?
  • How do substitutes stack up costwise? Dust rises over powdered vs. powder-free gloves. By Phil A. Perry.  This article first appeared in the February 1998 issue of Materials Management in Health Care.1998 Health Forum.
  • How does the Immune System Respond?  The Delaware Valley Latex Allergy Support Net.
  • How EMS Providers Can Reduce The Risk Of Becoming Latex Allergic by Arnold Becker,
  • How to Manage a Latex-Allergic Patient CLEVELAND CLINIC FOUNDATION
  • How to Manage a Latex-Allergic Patient Dr Gary Kantor, Dr Mike Smith, Dr Santosh Kalhan
  • How to Manage a Latex-Allergic Patient Gary Kantor, MD,
  • How to prevent and treat Latex Allergies-Quantum Labs
  • How to take an Allergy History CLEVELAND CLINIC FOUNDATION
  • How to  minimize latex allergie -- Nicole Adams
  • Hypoallergenic Guayule Latex: Research to Commercialization Katrina Cornish and Deborah J. Siler
  • Itchy Problems with Latex Gloves  ARCHIVE | JUNE 5, 1998  ThirdAge Media, Inc
  • Identification of hevein (Hev b 6.02) in Hevea latex as a major cross-reacting allergen with avocado fruit in patients with latex allergy  Zhiping Chen, Anton Posch,  Reinhold Cremer, Monika Raulf-Heimsoth, Xaver Baur,   (J Allergy Clin Immunol 1998;102:476-81.)
  • Identification of Those at High Risk  The Delaware Valley Latex Allergy Support Network, Inc. 1996
  • IgE-mediated anaphylactic reaction Gary Kantor, MD,
  • IgE-mediated hypersensitivity to latex in childhood  U Theissen, J. L Theissen, N Mertes and R Brehler -Allergy -European Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology Volume 52 - Issue 6 - June 1997
  • Immunology of latex allergy CLEVELAND CLINIC FOUNDATION
  • Implementation recommendations for making health care facilities latex safe. " Physician  February 1, 1998
  • Implications for patients and health care workers
  • In re: Latex Glove Litigation MDL No. 1148
  • Incidence of Latex Sensitization Among Latex Glove Users
  • Incorporation of Emerging Synthetic Polymers Lend Helping Hand to Medical Exam Glove Markets. Summary:

  • MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Mar 20, 2000 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- In an attempt to meet the growing concern over
    latex allergies, glove manufacturers are supplying healthcare workers with more powder-free latex exam gloves and
    synthetic gloves, causing the overall market for these products to grow in the coming years.
  • INFORMATION ABOUT MEDICAL GLOVES Developed by:The Food and Drug Administration and The Health Industry Manufacturers Association-HIMA
  • Information and Accommodation Ideas for Individuals
  • Information and Groups  American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Inc.
  • InteliHealth Allergy Zone
  • International Latex Conference Crain Communications Inc
  • International Rubber Research and Development Board
  • Internet Resources for Anaesthetists
  • Intraoperative Anaphlactic Reaction Due To Latex Hypersensitivity
  • Intraoperative anaphylactic reaction to latex during pregnancy Th. Obenhaus Der Anaesthesist. Volume 44 Issue 2 (1995) pp 119-122
  • Intraoperative anaphylaxis due to allergy to latex in children who have cerebral palsy: a report of six cases. Dev Med Child Neurol 1997 Mar;39(3):194-197 Delfico AJ, Dormans JP, Craythorne CB, Templeton JJ .Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center, New Brunswick, NJ, USA. Cetra Latex-Free Supplies
  • Itchy Problems with Latex Gloves  ARCHIVE | JUNE 5, 1998 ``irritation from cleaning     products means you have to wear latex gloves for household chores, the gloves themselves may spark an allergic reaction.``-Third Age Media, Inc
  • I've recently developed a rash on my hands when using rubber gloves. Could I be allergic to rubber? Social Change Online
  • Jackson D. Latex allergy and anaphylaxis-what to do? Journal of  Intravenous Nursing.1995 Jan-Feb;18:33-52. American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Inc.JADA. Journal of American Dental Association. 127(1): 83-88. January 1996. Via CHID.
  • Japanese Society of Latex Allergy (Japanese)
  • Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: December 1996  Abstracts
  • Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: May 1996  Abstracts
  • KIRO 7 EYEWITNESS NEWS : Health News_latex By Bill Crounse
  • KNOW, LLC Home Page.``IN THE KNOW provides educational and resource material for those concerned with latex allergy. Within this website you will find information regarding an educational videotape pertaining to latex allergy  and the additional services that we offer.  We also have provided some links as additional resource material.``  4 Normanskill Boulevard, Suite 409 Delmar, NY 12054. e-mail:  tombros@ix.netcom.com

  • G. Karakatsanis, Dermatologist.