Vaccination for people who have recently received normal human immunoglobulin and other blood products
Immunoglobulins may inhibit the immune response to some vaccines. Delay giving some vaccines for a certain time after receiving blood products.
Normal human immunoglobulin may inhibit the immune response to live parenteral viral vaccines. The exceptions are yellow fever and zoster vaccines.
The recommended interval between receipt of immunoglobulin or other blood products and vaccination depends on the type and half-life of the immunoglobulin received. See Table. Recommended intervals between immunoglobulins or blood products, and measles-mumps-rubella, measles-mumps-rubella-varicella or varicella vaccination and Japanese encephalitis).
- bacille Calmette-Guérin
- international units
- normal human immunoglobulin
This document was printed on: 23/09/2018. Printed content may be out of date. For up to date information, always refer to the digital version: https://immunisationhandbook.health.gov.au/vaccination-for-special-risk-groups/vaccination-for-people-who-have-recently-received-normal-human.