The nurse is performing an assessment on aclient who has been diagnosed with an allergy to latex. In determining the client’s risk factors, the nurse should question the client about an allergy to which food item?

Individuals who are allergic to kiwis, bananas, pineapples, tropical fruits, grapes, avocados, potatoes, hazelnuts, or water chestnuts are at risk for developing a latex allergy. This is thought to be the result of a possible cross-reaction between the food and the latex allergen. Options 1, 2, and 3 are unrelated to latex allergy.

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