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Life Threatening? Yes
Write-up: Information has been received from a physician concerning a male who on 11-SEP-2007 was vaccinated with a second oral dose of Rotateq. Concomitant therapy included sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim (BACTRIM) for an ear infection. Subsequently the patient experienced intussusception. The patient was taken to the emergency room and was treated with an air enema reduction. It was reported that the patient recovered. The patient''s intussusception was considered to be immediately life-threatening by the reporter. Additional information has been requested. 10/18/2007 Vax record recieved and info updated in VAERS database. 10/30/2007 MR received for hospital DOS 9/27-30/2007 for D/C DX of Reduced Intussusception on air enema. Infant presented to the ER with intractable vomiting and dark, bloody bowel movements as well as excessive sleep. PE (+) for lack of bowel sounds, lethargy, and depressed fontenelle. (+) Currant jelly stool in ER. Barium enema successfuly reduced IS.
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