n South African Medical Journal - Latex allergy : 'plight, rights and fights' : editorial
|Article Title||Latex allergy : 'plight, rights and fights' : editorial|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Groote Schuur Hospital|
|Publication Date||Jun 2013|
|Pages||369 - 370|
Sixteen years after the first report of latex allergy in healthcare workers at Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, in 1997, latex allergy remains an occupational risk and an ongoing challenge for healthcare institutions in South Africa, particularly those that have not yet adopted stringent latex-powdered glove avoidance measures.
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