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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 intestinal necrosis in a 3-month-old male subject who was vaccinated with ROTARIX (GlaxoSmithKline). On 30 October 2008, the subject received 2nd dose of ROTARIX (oral). On 2 November 2008, 3 days after vaccination with ROTARIX, the subject experienced intussusception and intestine resection. 40 - 50 % of intestinal necrosis was removed. The subject was hospitalised and a laparotomy was performed. At the time of reporting the events were resolved. No further information could be obtained; the case has been closed.
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