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Outcomes of a natural rubber latex control program in an Ontario teaching hospital.

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BACKGROUND: Allergy to natural rubber latex (NRL) has been frequently reported in health care workers. However, there is little published evidence of the outcome of hospital intervention programs to reduce exposure and detect cases of sensitization early. OBJECTIVE: This study assesses the effects of intervention to reduce NRL allergy in an Ontario teaching hospital with approximately 8000 employees. METHODS: A retrospective review assessed annual numbers of employees visiting the occupationa...

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10.1067/mai.2001.118792

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Journal:
Journal of allergy and clinical immunology
Volume:
108
Issue:
4
Pages:
628-633
Publication date:
2001-10-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1097-6825
ISSN:
0091-6749
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:400595
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uuid:6efe9dfc-509b-4b0b-a5c9-ca76abe6e451
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pubs:400595
Source identifiers:
400595
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2013-11-16

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