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VAERS ID: 282383 (history)  
Age: 13.0  
Gender: Female  
Location: Unknown  
Vaccinated:2007-02-22
Onset:2007-02-22
   Days after vaccination:0
Submitted: 2007-06-15
   Days after onset:112
Entered: 2007-06-20
   Days after submission:5
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
DTAP: DTAP (INFANRIX) / GLAXOSMITHKLINE BIOLOGICALS AC52B007AA / - LA / IM
HEPA: HEP A (HAVRIX) / GLAXOSMITHKLINE BIOLOGICALS AHAVB141AA / - RA / IM
HPV4: HPV (GARDASIL) / MERCK & CO. INC. 1426F / - RA / IM
MNQ: MENINGOCOCCAL CONJUGATE (MENACTRA) / SANOFI PASTEUR U2158AA / - LA / IM

Administered by: Other       Purchased by: Other
Symptoms: Blood pressure increased, Chest discomfort, Cough, Dyspnoea, Hypersensitivity, Lymphocyte count normal, Neutrophil count normal, Oxygen saturation, Respiratory rate, Tremor, Wheezing, Wrong drug administered
SMQs:, Anaphylactic reaction (broad), Angioedema (broad), Asthma/bronchospasm (broad), Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (broad), Parkinson-like events (broad), Acute central respiratory depression (broad), Pulmonary hypertension (broad), Noninfectious encephalopathy/delirium (broad), Hypertension (narrow), Cardiomyopathy (broad), Eosinophilic pneumonia (broad), Hypersensitivity (narrow), Medication errors (narrow), Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms syndrome (broad), Hypoglycaemia (broad)

Life Threatening? Yes
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
ER or Doctor Visit? Yes
Hospitalized? Yes, ? days
   Extended hospital stay? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: Nasonex
Current Illness: allergic to cats, nasal congestion
Preexisting Conditions:
Diagnostic Lab Data: blood pressure-130/91; pulse oximetry-141; lymphocyte count 24.6; respiratory rate 20; neutrophil count 66
CDC Split Type: 200702140

Write-up: Initial report received on 07 June 2007 from another manufacturer, report# WAES0705USA05073. The initial reporter to this manufacturer had been the FDA, VAERS# not provided. Verbatim from the report: "Information has been received from an agency concerning a 13 year old female with an allergy to cats (the patient owns a cat) who on 22-FEB-2007 was vaccinated intramuscularly into the right arm with a dose of Gardasil (Lot# 655205/1426F). Concomitant therapy included MENACTRA (Lot# U2158AA) in the left arm, HAVRIX (Lot# AHABV141AA) in the right arm and NASONEX. On 22-FEB-2007, 30 minutes after receiving the vaccines, the patient developed cough, wheezing and shortness of breath. The patient was seen in the emergency department for an allergic reaction to the vaccines. Initially, the patient returned to her primary care physician with complaints of chest tightness, difficulty breathing and tremors. The patient was treated with EPI-PEN and BENADRYL and sent to the emergency room. There was no swelling of the mouth, lips or tongue. Vital signs were performed and the patient had a pulse of 141, respiratory rate of 20 and blood pressure of 130/91. The patient was treated with SOLU-MEDROL and Ranitidine. A physical exam was unremarkable (lungs clear, no rhonchi, no wheezes). The patient was admitted to the hospital for IV steroid treatment. At the time of this report, the outcome was unknown. Cough, wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, difficulty breathing, allergic reaction to vaccines and tremors were considered to be immediately life-threatening. The original reporting source was not indicated. A lot check has been requested. No further information is available." It was reported in the structured filed of the report that all vaccines were administered intramuscularly.


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