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Life Threatening? No
Write-up: This case was reported by a healthcare professional via another manufacturer (Fiocruz) and described the occurrence of intussusception in a 5-month-old male subject who was vaccinated with ROTARIX (GlaxoSmithKline). On 5 May 2008, the subject received 2nd dose of ROTARIX (oral). On 10 May 2008, 5 days after vaccination with ROTARIX, the subject experienced bloody stools, abdominal distension, vomiting and crying. The subject was hospitalised and intussusception was diagnosed. The subject was treated with surgery on 13 May 2008. At the time of reporting the events were resolved. No further information could be obtained; the case has been closed.
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