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1. Simple anaphylactic episode cost between US$5–25K (averaged to 15K/allergic episode). References: 1. Elder JS. Latex gloves : time for a change. Journal of Urology 2006; 175: 1193-1194. 2. Bollinger Me, Mudd K, Keible. A Hospital-Based Screening Program for Natural Rubber Latex Allergy Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology 2002; 6: 560-567
2. Average delay time: 30 minutes. Cost estimated at $26/minute (does not include staff & other costs). References: 1. Ansell interview data on hospitals. Data on file. 2013. 2. Estimates from Donna McDaniel, Director Surgical Services and Carol Miller, Peri-operative Services Educator. Face-to-face interview, June 2011. http://ortoday.com/a-latex-free-approach-to-operating-room-savings/ Accessed: September 2013
3. Average cost $66/h. References: 1. Ansell interview data on hospitals.
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