"A new microneedle patch being developed by the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) could make it easier to vaccinate people against measles and other vaccine-preventable diseases.
A severe allergic reaction (eg, anaphylaxis) after a previous dose of DECAVAC vaccine or any other tetanus toxoid or diphtheria toxoid containing vaccine or any other component of this vaccine is a contraindication to administration of DECAVAC vaccine. [See DESCRIPTION] Because of uncertainty as to which component of the vaccine may be responsible, no further vaccination with diphtheria or tetanus components should be carried out. Alternatively, such individuals may be referred to an allergist for evaluation if further immunizations are to be considered.
Last reviewed on RxList: 9/29/2014
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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