Yellow fever vaccination in egg-allergic patients

Gema Ruíz, Eugenia Sanchis-Merino, Blanca Monsalve, Isabel Pérez, Marta Allue, Clara Berbel


Yellow Fever Vaccine is contraindicated in egg-allergic people. However, under certain circumstances, its administration may be possible and advisable. We present two clinical cases of egg allergic children who were vaccinated against yellow fever following a short staggered administration protocol of the vaccine at a specialized hospital Unit. We explain the vaccination protocol applied in the Allergy Unit of Rio-Hortega University Hospital, Spain, with the coordination of The International Vaccination Centre.

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Journal of Epidemiological Research

ISSN 2377-9306(Print)  ISSN 2377-9330(Online)

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