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Abstract Title:

Hypotonic-hyporesponsive episode in a 7-month-old infant after receipt of multiple vaccinations.

Abstract Source:

Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2005 Nov ;24(11):1010-1. PMID: 16282941

Abstract Author(s):

Paul McPherson, Keith R Powell

Article Affiliation:

Paul McPherson

Abstract:

A 7-month-old boy became difficult to arouse, was limp and had blue extremities 8 hours after immunization with intravenous poliovirus, diphtheria-tetanus toxoids-acellular pertussis, Haemophilus influenzae type b-hepatitis B virus and pneumococcal vaccines. The hypotonic-hyporesponsive episode had resolved by the time the infant was seen in an emergency department 1 hour later. The report describes hypotonic-hyporesponsive episode, encourages reporting of vaccine-associated adverse events and discusses prognosis and implications for subsequent immunization.

Study Type : Human: Case Report

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