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VAERS ID: 278865 (history)  
Form: Version 1.0  
Age: 15.0  
Gender: Female  
Location: Arizona  
Vaccinated:2007-03-02
Onset:2007-03-02
   Days after vaccination:0
Submitted: 2007-05-17
   Days after onset:75
Entered: 2007-05-17
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
HPV4: HPV (GARDASIL) / MERCK & CO. INC. 1424F / 2 LA / IM

Administered by: Unknown       Purchased by: Unknown
Symptoms: Cough, Influenza, Myalgia, Pharyngolaryngeal pain, Pyrexia, Respiratory failure
SMQs:, Rhabdomyolysis/myopathy (broad), Anaphylactic reaction (broad), Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (broad), Anticholinergic syndrome (broad), Shock-associated circulatory or cardiac conditions (excl torsade de pointes) (broad), Torsade de pointes, shock-associated conditions (broad), Hypovolaemic shock conditions (broad), Toxic-septic shock conditions (broad), Anaphylactic/anaphylactoid shock conditions (broad), Hypoglycaemic and neurogenic shock conditions (broad), Acute central respiratory depression (narrow), Guillain-Barre syndrome (broad), Eosinophilic pneumonia (broad), Hypersensitivity (broad), Respiratory failure (narrow), Tendinopathies and ligament disorders (broad), Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms syndrome (broad), Infective pneumonia (broad)

Life Threatening? Yes
Birth Defect? No
Died? Yes
   Date died: 2007-03-16
   Days after onset: 13
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? Yes
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? Yes, 10 days
   Extended hospital stay? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: Topamax
Current Illness:
Preexisting Conditions: PMH: migraine headaches. Family HX: younger sister also w/strep neg sore throat. Letter from school that group A strep infections present.
Allergies:
Diagnostic Lab Data: Influenza B isolated by viral culture. Specimen sent to CDC for antigenic characterization. LABS: Throat & urine c/s neg. Blood & endotrachael c/s + for MRSA. Nasal swab + for influ B virus. Lymph node c/s were neg. from PCP office, Strep A was neg.
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: Onset of symptoms on 3/1/07: fever, sore throat, cough, and myalgia. Respiratory failure on 3/6/07. 6/1/07 Received Death Certificate from epidemiologist which reveals COD asmultiorgan system failure and influenza B viral sepsis with contributing cause of staphyloccoccal secondary infection. Medical records included w/death certificate indicate patient was transferred to higher level of care on 3/6, was intubated & in PICU w/pneumonia & ARDS. Reportedly had been in good health until 3/1/07 when she developed sore throat, nasal congestion, rhinnorhea & low grade fever. COntinued to worsen & developed myalgias, chest pain & nonproductive cough w/higher fever. Seen by PCP on 3/5 & rapid strep was neg & dx was probable influenza. Sent home & developed nausea, vomiting & diarrhea as well as petechial rash over abdomen. Taken to outlying ER on 3/6 & found to be in respiratory failure, intubated & transferred to higher level of care. Respiratory status declined further & was placed on oscillator & ECMO. Peds ID consult done. Consult states had HPV vax at PCP on 3/2 & no other recent vaccines. 6/1/07 Received fax medical & vaccine records from CDC who had contacted provider. Reveals that on 1/2/07, patient received TDaP & HPV. On 3/2/07 received HPV #2. VAERS database updated w/same. On day of vax patient also dx w/right CTS, migraine HA, scoliosis. She was referred to Neuro & PT for the CTS & HA.


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