Latex Allergy


  • Refer only patients with history suggestive of type one hypersensitivity
  • Clinical history needs to be taken to differentiate between potential type one hypersensitivity (urticaria, angioedema, anaphylaxis) reactions and type four reactions (dermatitis) where referral to dermatology for patch testing may be appropriate.
  • Link to Detailed Latex Allergy Guide

Review Date                13/8/2019

Next Review Date        13/8/2020

GP Sifter                      Dr Isabel Boyd


Version No.      1.1