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HK J Paediatr (New Series)
Vol 8. No. 1, 2003

HK J Paediatr (New Series) 2003;8:35-39

Original Article

Measles-mumps-rubella Vaccination and Egg Allergy

WC Chow, EYW Kwan, YL Lau


There has been long standing concern about the safety of measles-mumps-rubella vaccine in children with history of egg allergy. We review our experience in vaccinating such children in our hospital over a four-year period. Clinical evidences on the risk of anaphylactic reaction after measles-mumps-rubella vaccination is reviewed. A revised recommendation for the vaccination of children with history of egg allergy is proposed.


Keyword : Anaphylaxis; Egg allergy; Measles-mumps-rubella vaccine



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