Clinical Reviews in Allergy & Immunology

, Volume 15, Issue 4, pp 429–447 | Cite as

Crossreactions involving natural rubber latex

  • François Lavaud
  • Dominique Sabouraud
  • Frederic Deschamps
  • Dominique Perdu
Allergic Crossreactions


Polypeptides with allergenic properties have been found to be present in both NRL and a growing number of plants, particularly those consumed as food. This provides an explanation for the numerous crossreactions that have been reported. To date, however, only a few of these allergens have been well characterized.


Food Allergy Clinical Review Immunology Volume Rubber Particle Natural Rubber Latex 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • François Lavaud
    • 1
  • Dominique Sabouraud
    • 2
  • Frederic Deschamps
    • 3
  • Dominique Perdu
    • 1
  1. 1.Departement des Maladies Respiratoires et AllergiquesUniversity and Regional Hospital CenterRemis CedexFrance
  2. 2.Service de PediatrieUniversity and Regional Hospital CenterRemis CedexFrance
  3. 3.Consultation de Maladies ProfessionellesUniversity and Regional Hospital CenterRemis CedexFrance

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