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Write-up: Initial case received from a physician on 01 February 2011. A 17-year-old male patient received an intramuscular injection of MENACTRA (lot number U2818AA) on 17 August 2009. On 21 January 2011 he presented to the emergency room with fever, vomiting, and petechia, and was diagnosed with meningococcal septicemia. He was transferred to the intensive care unit in critical condition, and died on 23 January 2011. Per the reporter, the patient had undergone blood cultures which were positive for meningococcal strain C. No medical history or concomitant medications were reported; the patient was not ill at the time of vaccination. Documents held by sender: None.
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