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VAERS ID: 287888 (history)  
Form: Version 1.0  
Age: 22.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: Unknown  
Vaccinated:2007-05-21
Onset:2007-05-23
   Days after vaccination:2
Submitted: 2007-08-10
   Days after onset:79
Entered: 2007-08-13
   Days after submission:3
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
HPV4: HPV (GARDASIL) / MERCK & CO. INC. 0389U / UNK UN / IM

Administered by: Other       Purchased by: Other
Symptoms: Autopsy, Death
SMQs:

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? Yes
   Date died: 2007-05-23
   Days after onset: 0
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? Yes
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: hormonal contraceptives
Current Illness:
Preexisting Conditions: None 7/2/08-records received-HX of heroin and prescription drug abuse.
Allergies:
Diagnostic Lab Data: autopsy - no findings
CDC Split Type: WAES0708USA00407

Write-up: Information has been received from a nurse practitioner concerning a 22 year old female patient with no pertinent medical history or drug allergies who on 21-MAY-2007, was vaccinated IM with a 0.5ml dose of Gardasil (Lot# 657736/0389U). Concomitant therapy included hormonal contraceptives (unspecified) ("MERCET"). On 23-MAY-2007, the patient died suddenly. The cause of death was unknown. Unspecified medical attention was sought. Laboratory diagnostic studies included an autopsy which showed no findings. No product quality complaint was involved. The reporter stated that Gardasil did not cause the patient''s death. Additional information is not expected. 7/2/08-records received-Adverse effect of drugs.Toxicology survey findings:urine positive for methadone, benzodiazepines, benzoylecgonine (from cocaine), cannabinoids, nicotine, diphenhydramine and naproxen.


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