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Which vaccine is contraindicated in child with history of convulsions -(LQ)



A DPT
B Measles

C Typhoid
D BOG

Ans. A

DPT

a. DPT vaccine is contraindicated in children with progressive, neurological disease and children with convulsions following the first dose.

b. These contraindications are because of the adverse reactions that the child can develop to the pertussis component of the vaccine.

Contraindications to DPT vaccine

a. Progressive neurological disease is

b. Contraindications to secomd dose

i) Convulsions within 72 hours

ii) Encephalopathy within 7 hours

iii) Anaphylaxis

iv) Hypo responsive or hypotensive episodes

v) Hyperpyrexia with fever > 105 F

vi) Persistent or high pitch cry > 3 hours

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