PREVALENCE OF LATEX ALLERGY AMONG HEALTHCARE WORKERS IN IZMIR (TURKEY)


Kose Ş., Mandiracioglu A., Tatar B., Gul S., Erdem M.

CENTRAL EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, vol.22, no.4, pp.262-265, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.21101/cejph.a3912
  • Journal Name: CENTRAL EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.262-265
  • Keywords: latex, allergy, healthcare workers, NATURAL-RUBBER LATEX, RISK-FACTORS, GLOVES, PREVENTION, SENSITIZATION
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: No

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to determine prevalence of natural rubber latex (NRL) allergy among healthcare employees and identify sensitive individuals.