The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Allergy

A list of the most frequently asked questions with answers compiled with the assistance of clinical panel and members of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology (BSACI) can be found here

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The latest update to the Green Book guidance on COVID vaccine has advised that: (Please refer to the attached link for full guidance)

"Patients with undiagnosed PEG allergy often have a history of immediate onset-unexplained anaphylaxis or anaphylaxis to multiple classes of drugs or an unexplained anaphylaxis. Such individuals should not be vaccinated with the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine. The AstraZeneca vaccine can be used as an alternative (unless otherwise contraindicated), particularly if they previously tolerated an injected influenza vaccine."