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Write-up: Information has been received from a physician concerning a 20 week old male who on 20-APR-2007 and 28-JUN-2007 was vaccinated with the first and second oral doses of Rotateq. There was no concomitant medication. On approximately 04-AUG-2007 the patient experienced intussusception. The patient was treated in the ER with an enema. Subsequently, the patient recovered. There was no product quality complaint. Upon internal review, intussusception was considered to be an other important medical event. Additional information has been requested. 9/5/07 Received vax record from pcp. Unable to read lot #s. T/C to provider to clarify. VAERS database updated with verbal confirmation of same. 9/18/07 Reviewed ER medical records from initial hospital which reveals patient seen 8/5/07 for vomiting, lethargy & abdominal tenderness. Transferred to higher level of care. ER FINAL DX: Intussusception. 9/28/07 Medical records faxed to CDC. 10/2/07 2nd Hospital medical records reviewed which reveal patient experienced lethargy, bilious vomiting & bloody mucousy stool. Transferred from outlying ER. Admitted 08/04-08/05/2007 for observation s/p enema administration to reduce IS. Progressed well & d/c to home. FINAL DX: Intussusception, air enema reduction.
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