Over 250 latex proteins have been identified, but only ten have been formally named by the International Nomenclature Committee of Allergens in the International Union of Immunological Societies.
Naturally occurring proteins found in latex are believed to be responsible for inducing what type of adverse reaction?
The most common form of adverse reaction to latex glove use is __________.
All of the following statements regarding irritant contact dermatitis are true EXCEPT for one. Which one is the exception?
All of the following statements about allergic contact dermatitis are correct EXCEPT for one. Which one is the exception?
Type I immediate hypersensitivity reactions are mediated by __________.
When latex proteins interact with antibodies on mast cells and basophiles, a massive release of histamine and other substances result in __________.
The radioallergosorbant test (RAST) is used to confirm a delayed hypersensitivity reaction and skin patch testing is used to confirm the presence of immediate hypersensitivity reaction.
Historical clues to a possible latex sensitivity include all of the following EXCEPT for one. Which one is the exception?
A positive skin patch testing is diagnostic of __________.
To reduce latex exposure, when performing routine restorative dentistry, which of the following is not recommended?
All of the following statements are correct with respect to precautions when treating a patient who has a confirmed type I hypersensitivity to latex, except for one. Which one is the exception?
The most effective medication available to treat allergic contact dermatitis is __________.
All of the following strategies are appropriate in the treatment of acute asthma EXCEPT which one?
Which of the following medication is most critical when treating anaphylaxis?
All of the following acute or chronic medical conditions places an OHCP to an increased susceptibility to opportunistic infections or the reactivation of latent vaccine-preventable infections, EXCEPT for one. Which one is the exception?
All of the following administrative policies and work restrictions of OHCP exposed to or infected with a bloodborne pathogen are correct EXCEPT for one. Which one is the exception?
With one exception, an OHCP with any of the following acute infections should be restricted from providing patient care. Which one is the exception?
OHCP with a positive Mantoux tuberculin skin test (TST) are not infectious and, therefore, there are no associated work restrictions.
All of the following statements are correct with respect to OHCP infected with the HAV, EXCEPT for one. Which one is the exception?
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