PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL, vol.44, no.2, pp.157-162, 2002 (SCI-Expanded)
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Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Bursa Uludag University Affiliated:
Background: Recently, there was a great increase in allergic reactions to latex and this brought relatively more concern to the latex allergy. In this prospective study we aimed to identify the frequency of latex allergy in preoperative patients, and tried to clarify whether it is necessary to perform latex allergy tests routinely in the preoperative period or not.