The importance of nasal provocation test in the diagnosis of natural rubber latex allergy

Uensel M., METE N., ARDENIZ O. , Goeksel S. , ERSOY R., SIN A. Z. , ...Daha Fazla

ALLERGY, cilt.64, ss.862-867, 2009 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier


Most studies regarding natural rubber latex (NRL) allergy have concentrated on the prevalance using skin prick test (SPT) and specific IgE assay. The objective of this study is to examine the target organ (skin, nasal mucosa) responses in patients with positive SPT to NRL using the nasal provacation test (NPT) and glove use test (GUT).