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
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