Are all individuals with spina bifida likely to develop a latex allergy?

Answered by: 
Dr. Jordan Fink, MD Professor of Medicine and Chief, Allergy/ImmunologyDivision Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

50-60 % of Spina Bifida children develop the latex allergy. Therefore, precautions and avoidance of natural rubber latex are important.

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