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Life Threatening? No
Write-up: It was reported that an adult male pt received a Menomune A/C/Y/W-135 vaccination on 3/6/00. Reportedly, the pt died on 4/14/00. dx''d with purulent meningitis. Autopsy done at medical examiner''s office. Further medical follow-up is requested and ongoing. On 05/22/2001, the autopsy and medical examiners reports were received. Autopsy report revealed the following findings from the head and central nervous system. "The leptomeninges overlying the frontal lobes have yellow-green opacified material present, consistent with purulent meningitis process." From the correspondence received from a physician it was stated "This case was associated with large numbers of gram positive diplococci having the morphology consistent with S. pneumonia. A silver stain and a PAS did not support the presence of any other organism."
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