Sensitivity to latex

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6934.979a (Published 09 April 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:979
  1. F J T Burke,
  2. N H F Wilson
  1. Department of Restorative Dentistry, Turner Dental School, University Dental Hospital of Manchester, Manchester M15 6FH.

    EDITOR, - We were interested in P I Mansell and colleagues' report of a severe anaphylactic reaction to latex gloves1 as we are investigating reports of contact urticaria, anaphylaxis, and related responses among medical and dental health care workers and dental patients on exposure to latex in the practice and provision of dental and …

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