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Letters MMR vaccination and egg allergy

Refer children with a previous serious reaction to an expert

BMJ 2011; 343 doi: (Published 13 September 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d5779
  1. David A C Elliman, consultant paediatrician1,
  2. Helen E Bedford, senior lecturer in children’s health2
  1. 1Whittington Health, London N19 5NF, UK
  2. 2UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
  1. ellimd{at}

The Practice article by Rolfe and Sheikh may help to reduce the numbers of egg allergic children referred to hospital to have their measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine. …

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