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This is VAERS ID 362855

(NOTE: This result is from the 10/14/2018 version of the VAERS database)

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VAERS ID: 362855 (history)  
Form: Version 1.0  
Age: 35.0  
Gender: Female  
Location: Oregon  
Vaccinated:2009-10-22
Onset:2009-10-25
   Days after vaccination:3
Submitted: 2009-10-26
   Days after onset:1
Entered: 2009-10-26
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
FLUN(H1N1): INFLUENZA (H1N1) (H1N1 (MONOVALENT) (MEDIMMUNE)) / MEDIMMUNE VACCINES, INC. 500765P / 1 NS / IN

Administered by: Unknown       Purchased by: Unknown
Symptoms: Death, Dyspnoea, Influenza like illness
SMQs:, Anaphylactic reaction (broad), Acute central respiratory depression (broad), Pulmonary hypertension (broad), Cardiomyopathy (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? Yes
   Date died: 2009-10-25
   Days after onset: 0
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? Yes
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? Yes, 1 days
   Extended hospital stay? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: none known
Current Illness: spherocytosis, hemolitic onemica
Preexisting Conditions: none. /27/09 ER and hospital records received service date 10/25/09. Splenectomy. Appendectomy. 11/02/09: Primary Care Records received for date of service 10/9/09. PMH: Heriditary spherocytosis with splenectomy, D&C, L ACL Repair, L arthroscopic knee surgery.
Allergies:
Diagnostic Lab Data: /27/09 ER and hospital records received service date 10/25/09. LABS and DIAGNOSTICS: ECG - Abnormal, sinus tachycardia, Nonspecific ST and T wave abnormality. Arterial Blood gases: pCO2 50 mmHg (H) O2 Sat 83% (L) Bicarb 8.0 mmol/L (L) Base Excess -26.0 mEq/L (L) pH 6.8 (L). CHEM - Potassium 3.0 mmol/L (L) Glucose 27 mg/dL (L) Creatinine 2.42 mg/dL (H) AST 121 IU/L (H) Bilirubin Total 1.6 mg/dL (H). GFR 28 mL/min/1.73 m2 (L). CBC - RDW 15.0% (H) PLT 91 10^9/L (L) Neutrophils 20.0% (L) Bands 20% (H) Metamyelocytes 3% (H) Lymph 55.0% (H) Lymphs Atyp 1% (H) Anisocytosis slight, Howell Jolly Body few, Vacuolated Polys moderate. Blood culture (+) for Streptococcus pneumoniae. Chest X-ray - Abnormal. 10/29/09 Hospital lab report. Blood Culture Final Report Verified on 10/28/09 - (+) for Streptococcus pneumoniae. 11/02/09: Primary Care Records received for date of service 10/9/09. Labs and diagnostics: WBC 12.5 (H), Lymph # 7.9 x 10 (H), RBC 3.7 (L), HCT 33.0 (L), MCH 32.2 (H), MCHC 36.1 (H), RDW 15 (H), PLT 493 (H), Lymph % 63 (H), Gran 28 (L). IDPB Test results: Lung section shows increased interstitial inflammatory infiltrates. Heart section shows focal interstitial edema and extravasation. No evidence of myocarditis. Liver section shows increased portal infiltrates and dilated sinusoids with Kupffer cell hyperplasia. Special stains: Scattered gram-positive cocci in lung, heart and liver. Immunohistochemical Assays: (+) Strep penumoniae in lung, heart and liver. (-) for influenza virus. PCR Assays: Negative for 2009 pandemic H1N1 influenza A virus. PCR for penumoniae pending.
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Write-up: Patient got sick with flu like symptoms on 10/24 around 1PM, went to hospital with trouble breathing around 9PM, was pronounced deceased at 1AM on 10/25. 10/27/09 ER and hospital records received service date 10/25/09. Assessment: Death due to septic shock secondary to infection of unknown source. Asplenia. Patient had nausea, vomiting, chills, stomach cramping, diarrhea, tachypnea, hypotension, diaphoresis for one day. Limited oral intake. Became cyanotic around lips, fingernails, and toenails. Presented to ER hypotensive, hypoxic, no longer breathing. Tachycardia. Cardiac arrest presenting as pulseless electrical activity (PEA). Hyperacidemia. Resusitation. Intubated and transported to ICU. Bilateral infiltrates consistent with acute respiratory distress syndrome. End-organ damage including kidneys and brain. Repeated PEA. No pulse. Mottling of head and extremities. Overwhelming sepsis and septic shock. Patient expired. 11/02/09: Primary Care Records received for date of service 10/9/09. Seasonal flu vaccine record received VAERS updated. Assessment: Presented with vaginal bleeding x 3 weeks, had hx. of D&C in 08 2/2 heavy vaginal bleeding. Also presented with a cold that started 5 days prior, afebrile at visit. Seasonal Flu vaccine given. 11/05/09 Diagnostic/lab results received. IDPB Test results: Lung section shows increased interstitial inflammatory infiltrates. Heart section shows focal interstitial edema and extravasation. No evidence of myocarditis. Liver section shows increased portal infiltrates and dilated sinusoids with Kupffer cell hyperplasia. Special stains: Scattered gram-positive cocci in lung, heart and liver. Immunohistochemical Assays: (+) Strep penumoniae in lung, heart and liver. (-) for influenza virus. PCR Assays: Negative for 2009 pandemic H1N1 influenza A virus. PCR for penumoniae pending. 12/14/09 Autopsy Records receivedI. DOD 10/25/09. Final Cause of Death: Streptococcus Pneumonia Sepsis. II. Hemolytic Anemia with Splenectomy. Additional information abstracted: Arteriovenous malformation of brain. Cholecystectomy remote. Blood cultures (+) for streptococcus pneumonias.


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