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Write-up: Information has been received from a Post-Marketing evaluation program for Rotateq concerning a 5 month old male who was vaccinated PO with her first dose of Rotateq. Subsequently 36 days post dose, the patient was admitted to the hospital with a 3 day history of intractable vomiting and no diarrhea and remained hospitalized for 6 days. Films were performed which showed a positive result for currant jelly stool and intussusception requiring resection. The patient recovered and was discharged on day 6. Intussusception was also considered to be an other important medical event by the reporter. Additional information has been requested.
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