Allergic reactions
Fri, 23 Jan 2004 13:40:43 PST
In a message dated 1/23/2004 4:16:17 PM Eastern Standard Time, writes:
Reason: protracted exposure to natural latex can cause sensitivity
to develop.

Adolescents with spina bifida often (at least 20%) develop allergic reactions 
to natural rubber.
Tuliposide is the allergen precursor in Alstromeria.

Mark Mazer
Intarsia Ltd.
Gaylordsville, Connecticut 06755-0142
USDA Zone 5
Giant Schnauzer Rescue

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