Rh immune globulin (WinRho® SDF) and the influenza vaccine

During flu season the question often arises regarding Rh negative women receiving the blood product Rh immune globulin (WinRho®SDF) and the influenza vaccine.  Please be aware that there is minimal or no interaction between blood products such as Rh immune globulin with inactivated vaccines such as the influenza vaccine. 

Please see the link to Page 11: Canadian Immunization Guide: Part 1 – Key Immunization Information (below) for further information, such as interaction between blood products and certain live vaccines, such as measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) and varicella.