Cannabis Exposure: An Emerging Allergen and Potential Workplace Hazard
Allergens/Allergy Testing/Allergy Therapeutics
Friday, March 2, 2018: 4:00 PM-5:15 PM
Convention Center, South Concourse, Level 3, S310AB
1.25 CME/CE
Primary Moderators:
David I. Bernstein, MD FAAAAI
William S. Silvers, MD FAAAAI

Learning Objectives:
  1. Discuss the hypersensitivity reactions and work-related contact urticaria to cannabis
  2. Describe the characterized Cannabis sativa allergens and the influence of cross-reactivity
  3. Discuss workplace microbial hazards associated with the cultivation, processing and handling of Cannabis sativa
4:00 PM
Hypersensitivity Reactions and Work-Related Contact Urticaria to Cannabis
Gordon Lloyd Sussman, MD FAAAAI
4:20 PM
Question & Answer
4:25 PM
Characterization of Cannabis sativa Allergens and the Role of Cross-Reactivity
Jeronimo Carnes Sanchez, PhD
4:45 PM
Question & Answer
4:50 PM
Microbial Hazards Encountered By Workers That Handle or Process Cannabis
Brett J. Green, PhD FAAAAI
5:10 PM
Question & Answer
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