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(NOTE: This result is from the 9/14/2017 version of the VAERS database)

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VAERS ID: 312608 (history)  
Form: Version 1.0  
Age: 0.2  
Gender: Female  
Location: Foreign  
Vaccinated:2008-04-23
Onset:2008-05-04
   Days after vaccination:11
Submitted: 2008-05-19
   Days after onset:15
Entered: 2008-05-19
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
DTAP: DTAP (NO BRAND NAME) / UNKNOWN MANUFACTURER - / UNK UN / IM
HEP: HEP B (NO BRAND NAME) / UNKNOWN MANUFACTURER - / UNK UN / IM
HIBV: HIB (NO BRAND NAME) / UNKNOWN MANUFACTURER - / UNK UN / IM
IPV: POLIO VIRUS, INACT. (NO BRAND NAME) / UNKNOWN MANUFACTURER - / UNK UN / IM
RV1: ROTAVIRUS (ROTARIX) / GLAXOSMITHKLINE BIOLOGICALS - / 1 MO / PO

Administered by: Other       Purchased by: Other
Symptoms: Abdominal X-ray, Abdominal distension, Abdominal pain, Gastrointestinal hypomotility, Haematochezia, Haemoglobin normal, Intussusception, Irritability, Mucous stools, Pain, Surgery, Vomiting, X-ray abnormal
SMQs:, Acute pancreatitis (broad), Haemorrhage terms (excl laboratory terms) (narrow), Retroperitoneal fibrosis (broad), Gastrointestinal perforation, ulcer, haemorrhage, obstruction non-specific findings/procedures (narrow), Gastrointestinal obstruction (narrow), Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (narrow), Noninfectious encephalitis (broad), Noninfectious encephalopathy/delirium (broad), Noninfectious meningitis (broad), Gastrointestinal nonspecific symptoms and therapeutic procedures (narrow), Hostility/aggression (broad), Ischaemic colitis (broad), Hypoglycaemia (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? Yes
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? Yes
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? Yes, 3 days
   Extended hospital stay? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications:
Current Illness: Unknown
Preexisting Conditions:
Allergies:
Diagnostic Lab Data: Abdominal X-ray, 04May2008, see textunit; Hemoglobin, 05May2008, 10.9g/dl
CDC Split Type: B0519907A

Write-up: This case was reported by a physician in the frame of a PASS study and described the occurrence of intussusception in a 2-month-old female subject who was vaccinated with Rotarix (GlaxoSmithKline). The subject was on no other medication and had no relevant medical history nor allergy. Concurrent vaccination included DTaP-IPV-Hib; manufacturer unspecified; intramuscular given on 23 April 2008; Hep B; manufacturer unspecified; intramuscular given on 23 April 2008. On 23 April 2008 the subject received 1st dose of Rotarix (oral). On 4 May 2008, 11 days after vaccination with Rotarix, the subject experienced vomiting and one mucc-sanguinolent stool. The subject was observed at the emergency room with good evolution and the same day she was discharged with paracetamol, diphenidol, chlorpheniramine, erythromycin, ampicillin and ambroxol. Relevant test included abdominal x-ray which showed intestinal loops moved to the left side, lack of air in distal portion and air-fluid levels. Intestinal intussusception was suspected. On 05 May 2008 the subject was re-admitted without improvement and presenting the same signs and symptoms. At physical examination she had irritability, normal pharynx, abdominal distention, absent peristalsis, pain in the right side and rectal tact with expulsion of fresh blood and mucus. The same day the subject underwent a surgery. Ileocecocolic intussusception was found and it was reduced by taxis without complications. The subject presented good evolution. On 08 May 2008 the subject was discharged in good clinical conditions. The subject was treated with amikacin, metronidazole and Metamizole. The physician considered the events were possibly related to vaccination with Rotarix.


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