Latex sensitization and allergy in children with spina bifida in Turkey


Bozkurt G., SAÇKESEN C., CİVELEK E., Kalayci O., AKALAN N., Cataltepe O.

CHILDS NERVOUS SYSTEM, vol.26, no.12, pp.1735-1742, 2010 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00381-010-1185-z
  • Journal Name: CHILDS NERVOUS SYSTEM
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1735-1742

Abstract

The latex allergy is known as a very frequent problem of children with spina bifida (SB). The aim of this prospective study is to determine the frequency of latex sensitization and allergy in Turkish children with SB and to evaluate the related risk factors.