Adverse reactions to measles immunisation

BMJ 1994; 309 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.309.6957.808 (Published 24 September 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:808
  1. C Caffarelli,
  2. G Cavagni,
  3. F M Deriu,
  4. G F Zambelloni
  1. Clinica Pediatrica, Universita di Parma, 43100 Parma, Italy.

    EDITOR, - Richard Aickin and colleagues state that hypersensitivity reactions to measles vaccine in children with allergy to egg protein are mild and not related to the severity of the clinical reaction to egg.1 Our data are not consistent with this.

    We evaluated immediate adverse reactions after measles vaccination during a campaign against measles in the area of Parma, Italy, between November 1990 and June 1992. Children …

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