CSACI

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CSACICanadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (Canada)
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The protocol used for vaccination was based on the CSACI Guidelines, which allow for the administration of the Influenza A/H1N1 vaccine to egg-allergic children at high risk for Influenza A/H1N1 disease, under the following conditions: using a two-dose split protocol in a controlled medical setting with monitoring for allergic reactions.
7) The CSACI statement advises that in the setting of high-risk egg allergy, defined as previous respiratory or cardiovascular reaction, generalized hives or those with poorly controlled asthma, egg-allergic patients can be vaccinated using a two-dose protocol with a physician present and where access to emergency treatment is available.
For example, the CSACI does not generally advocate for restrictive policies that ban potential allergens from schools, but recommends more stringent approaches where very young children are involved: "In the nursery, day care setting and earlier public school grades where there are peanut allergic children no peanuts, peanut butter or peanut containing foods should be allowed, since it is extremely difficult to avoid accidental ingestion .