A local reaction to an immunization is not a

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Unformatted text preview: sence of a minor illness such as the common cold is not a contraindication. In addition, a history of frequent respiratory infections is not a contraindication to receiving a vaccine. A local reaction to an immunization is not a contraindication to receiving a vaccine. 213. Vaccines A contraindication to receiving the hepatitis B vaccine is a previous anaphylactic reaction to a previous dose of hepatitis B vaccine or to a component of the vaccine. An allergy to eggs, penicillin, and sulfonamides is unrelated to the contraindication to receiving this vaccine. 214. Rubeola Rubeola is transmitted via airborne particles or direct contact with infectious droplets. Airborne droplet precautions are required, and those in contact with the child should wear masks. The child is placed in a private room with negative air pressure. Doors remain closed. Gowns and gloves are not necessary, but standard precautions are used. Articles that are contaminated should be bagged and labeled. Special enteric precautions and protective...
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