Safety of drug therapy in latex-allergic patients
- At: 2006 FIP Congress in Salvadore (Brazil)
- Type: Poster
- By: BERBARE, Maria Hilecy (Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, SÃo Paulo, Brazil)
- Co-author(s): Almeida, Silvana Maria (Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, SÃO PAULO, Brazil)
Ferracini, Fabio Teixeira (Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, SÃO PAULO, Brazil)
Borges, Wladimir Mendes (Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, SÃO PAULO, Brazil)
Introduction: Natural rubber or latex contains antigens that may cause hypersensitivity reactions, with clinical manifestations ranging from hives to anaphylaxis. The amount of allergen able to trigger reactions also varies and some individuals may develop these reactions even when exposed to an extremely low amount of allergen. Identifying.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.