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3h.7 When is the meningococcal vaccine contraindicated?




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This article is from the Childhood Vaccinations FAQ, by Lynn Gazis-Sax lynng@alsirat.com with numerous contributions by others.

3h.7 When is the meningococcal vaccine contraindicated?

I haven't found any, except pregnancy (when it should be given only in
case of an outbreak).

Vaccine components capable of causing adverse reactions: phenol,
polysaccharides, thimerosal (Travel Medicine Advisor).

 

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