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Write-up: This case was reported by a healthcare professional and described the occurrence of intussusception in a 2-month-old female subject who was vaccinated with ROTARIX. This case was collected through the Paediatric Surveillance Unit Acute Intussusception study occurring post Rotavirus vaccination. The subject was born at term. The subject''s birth weight is 3.315Kg. The subject had no family history of intussusception. Feeding history: The subject currently fed formula. The subject received no current treatment. The subject received other vaccines as per schedule. On 9 January 2008, the subject received the 1st dose of ROTARIX (unknown, lot number not provided). On 15 January 2008, 6 days after vaccination with the 1st dose of ROTARIX, the subject was admitted at hospital due to intussusception. The subject experienced intestinal obstruction, bile stained vomiting and vomiting. No faeces sample was collected. The diagnosis of intussusception was made based on abdominal ultrasound exam and abdominal X-ray. Intussusception had spontaneously reverted. At the time of reporting the outcome of the events was unspecified.
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