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Published on July 26, 2001

Extractable Protein Levels in Latex PRoducts

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Date Published July 26, 2001
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Type I latex allergy IgE antibodies are detectable in over 8% of the general population putting them at risk of serious reactions when exposed to latex and rubber products, especially during contact with muscosal membranes. This paper examines the extractable protein levels in examination gloves, and a variety of dental products.