Resources Looking Out for Latex
  • American Academy of Allergy and Immunology. (1993). Task force on allergic reactions to latex: Committee report. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 92, 1–18.
  • Anonymous. (1996). Latex allergy: Potentially disabling. Patient Care, 30(3), 32.
  • Anonymous. (1996). Latex allergy potentially fatal. Occupational Hazards, 58(7), 18.
  • Anonymous. (1998). Final rule adds warning on devices containing latex. FDA Consumer, 32(1), 4–5.
  • Beezhold, D., Sussman, G., Liss, G., and Chang, N., (1996). Latex allergy can induce clinical reactions to specific foods. Clinical and Experimental Allergy, 26, 416–422.
  • Bodycoat, I. (1993). Manufacture of hypoallergenic rubber products. In Latex Protein Allergy: The Present position (pp. 43–46). Brickendonbury, Hertford, UK: Crain Communications Ltd. Rubber Consultants.
  • Bubak, M. (1992, November). Allergic reactions to latex among healthcare workers. The Mayo Clinic Proceedings, 67, 1075–1079.
  • Carey, B., Hastings, J., Holmes, B., and Kanigel, R. (1997). Beating the bushes for a better latex. Health, 11(4), 15.
  • Cornish, K., and Siler, D. (1996). Hypoallergenic guayule latex: Research to commercialization. In J. Janick (Ed.), Progress in New Crops (pp. 327–335). Alexandria, VA: ASHS Press.
  • Goldstein, A. (1998, May 9). Allergies lead to wave of lawsuits against latex glove makers. The Washington Post, p. A12.
  • Groce, D. (1996, August). Paving, asphalt, tires, and latex allergies. Latex Allergy News.
  • Jancin, B. (1992, May). Deadly hypersensitivity to latex is said to be a growing problem. Family Practice News, p. 1.
  • Kelly, K., Sussman, G., and Fink, J. (1996). Stop the sensitization. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 98(5), 857–858.
  • Meeropol, E., Leger, R., and Frost, J. (1993). Latex allergy with patients with myelodysplasia and in the healthcare providers: A double jeopardy. Journal of Urological Nursing, 13, 39–44.
  • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). (1997, June). Preventing Allergic Reactions to Natural Rubber Latex in the Workplace (DHHS Publication No. 97–135). Cincinnati, OH: Author.
  • Ownby, D., Ownby, H., McCullough, J., and Shafer, A. (1996). The prevalence of anti-latex IgE antibodies in 1000 volunteer blood donors. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 97(6), 1188–1192.
  • Ozment, C., (1997). Latex allergy alert. The Exceptional Parent, 27(10), 32–35.
  • Raloff, J. (1995). Latex allergies from right out of thin air? Science News, 147(16), 244.
  • Russell-Fell, R. (11993). Introductory paper. In Latex Protein Allergy: The Present Position (pp. 3–6). Brickendonbury, Hertford, UK: Crain Communications Ltd. Rubber Consultants.
  • Sharpiro, E., Kelly, K., Setlock, M., Suwalski, K., and Meyers, P. (1992). Complications of latex allergies. Dialogues in Pediatric Urology, 15(3), 1–8.
  • Slater, J. (1989). Rubber anaphylaxis. New England Journal of Medicine, 320, 1126–1130.
  • Stehlin, D. (1992). Latex allergies: When rubber rubs the wrong way. FDA Consumer, 26(7), 16.
  • Sussman, G., and Beezhold, D. (1995). Allergy to latex rubber. Annals of Internal Medicine, 122, 43–46.
  • Young, M., Meyers, M., McCulloch, L., and Brown, L. (1992). Latex allergy: A guideline for perioperative nurses. Association of Operating Room Nurses Journal, 56, 488–502.

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