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Tuberculin skin test

Nov 5th 2013 at 8:51 AM

In subjects who did not have circulating maternal antibodies against measles, causes sera conversion in 97% of vaccines. In children with febrile seizures and brain damage, you should be careful to apply the vaccine.
Tuberculin skin test (PPD) may be temporarily depressed by the effect of vaccination. In these cases must be performed as indicated previously. Children undergoing treatment of tuberculosis can be vaccinated, with no risk of disease exacerbation.
Complications of this vaccine occur in 40% of cases are fever, rash - that occurs between the fifth and 12th day after application - demonstrations upper respiratory tract infection, encephalitis and rarely purple. Do not require special treatment.
Contraindications are those common to all live virus vaccines: febrile illnesses of unknown origin, pregnancy, allergy to hen's egg, recent application of blood, plasma or i (less than six weeks) and in patients, such as patients with leukemia, lymphoma or undergoing corticosteroid or immunosuppressive therapy.
Failures of vaccination may occur by inadequate refrigeration of the vaccine, excessive exposure to light, thinner undue validity exhausted, applying mixed with other vaccines and misdiagnosis.
The Measles is a disease easily transmitted from one infected. It is caused by a virus, a microbe that is very small houses in large quantities in the nose and throat, and spreads through the blood.
Thus, a child, for example, can catch the disease just getting together with someone who has measles and to cough, sneeze, talk or just breathe near it. No joke: she may contract the disease just by being in the same room of a sick person.

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