It is required to enter at least the following information:
- initials of the name, age and sex of the person who experienced the suspected adverse event;
- description of the type of event, as detailed as possible;
- trade name and batch of the vaccine administered;
- qualification and contact of the person submitting the report.
To facilitate the evaluation of adverse events following vaccination, it is also important to obtain information on the site of administration, time of vaccination, start time of the suspected adverse event, trend of symptoms and their evolution over time. AIFA or the Regional Pharmacovigilance Centre may request further information from those who submitted the report through the Local Pharmacovigilance Contact Point.
If the citizen himself/herself submits the report, it is important that s/he specifies everything s/he remembers, trying to be as precise as possible.