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the prevalence of latex allergy in the general population is low however, the risk of developing latex allergy is higher in persons with increased latex exposure, such as. the highest prevalence of latex allergy (20-68) has been reported in patients with spina bifida or congenital urogenital abnormalities. Sensitization in these patients apparently follows multiple urinary tract, rectal, and thecal procedures, as well as multiple surgeries during early childhood. On the basis of present data, latex allergy in normal population is low, under 1. Known risk groups such as health care workers, atopic subjects, people with hand dermatitis, and especially spina bifida patients show higher prevalence numbers. The prevalence of latex allergy is reportedly higher in several major risk groups including 1) individuals routinely exposed to natural rubber latex products (e.). Allergy prevalence overall has been increasing since the early 1980s across all age, sex and racial groups. Allergies that include latex are the 5th most common chronic disease in the united states right now. 4 of allergy sufferers have latex allergy as their primary allergy. Objectives this article aims to review the current prevalence rate of latex allergy among healthcare workers, susceptible patients, and the general public, and to investigate why latex is still a ubiquitous occupational health hazard. Methods scientific publications on pubmed, particularly those published within the last five years, and current regulations from agencies such as food and drug.