This article is from the Childhood Vaccinations FAQ, by Lynn Gazis-Sax email@example.com with numerous contributions by others.
Egg allergy, hypersensitivity to thimerosal. Delay in case of an
active neurological disease or fever. (PDR) The AHFS gives the same
contraindications, but adds a history of Guillaine-Barre syndrome and
bleeding disorders which would contraindicate intramuscular injection.
Vaccine components capable of causing adverse reactions: chick embryo
components, formaldehyde, thimerosal (Travel Medicine Advisor).