Partnership formed to increase latex allergy awareness

The Allergy & Asthma Network announced that its Anaphylaxis Community Expert volunteer program has joined with the American Latex Allergy Association to increase awareness of life-threatening latex allergies, according to a press release.“This partnership is a natural alliance, blending the necessary information on latex allergy in the context of identifying and managing anaphylaxis,” Michael Zacharisen, MD, allergist, ACE (Anaphylaxis Community Expert) volunteer and ALAA (American Latex Allergy Association) board member from Bozeman, Mont., said in the release. “I’m confident the awareness raised will benefit the public and medical community alike.”

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