Tags: ‘Pregnancy’

Mercury

Administration of thimerosal to infant rats increases overflow of glutamate and aspartate in the prefrontal cortex: protective role of dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate. #Neurological #Thimerosal #Neurodevelopmental #Mercury #Vaccine #MedScienceResearch http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22015977 — Alkyl Mercury-Induced Toxicity: Multiple Mechanisms of Action. #Mercury #Vaccine #MedScienceResearch https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/27161558/ — An assessment of thimerosal use in childhood vaccines. “Limited data on toxicity from low-dose […]

Fetal Death

Adverse event reports after tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis vaccines in pregnant women. “The most frequent pregnancy-specific AE was spontaneous abortion in 22 (16.7%) reports.” #Fetal #Death #Pregnancy #Tdap #Vaccine #MedScienceResearch https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/22727350/ — Comparison of VAERS fetal-loss reports during three consecutive influenza seasons: was there a synergistic fetal toxicity associated with the […]

Tdap

Adverse event reports after tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis vaccines in pregnant women. “The most frequent pregnancy-specific AE was spontaneous abortion in 22 (16.7%) reports.” #Fetal #Death #Pregnancy #Tdap #Vaccine #MedScienceResearch https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/22727350/ — Despite awareness of recommendations, why do health care workers not immunize pregnant women? (2017) “In this study, approximately 26% […]

Tetanus

? [Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis after tetanus vaccination of a pregnant woman in Senegal]. Although neurological complications have been described after tetanus vaccinations, they are rare. The authors report a case of acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) in a 28-year-old pregnant woman at a gestational age of 10 weeks, admitted 15 days after a tetanus vaccination, with […]

Polio

Abortive and subclinical poliomyelitis in a family during the 1992 epidemic in The Netherlands. “We describe a case of abortive poliomyelitis due to poliovirus type 3 (PV3) in an unvaccinated woman and a subclinical poliovirus infection in her family during an epidemic in the Netherlands. The woman excreted the epidemic strain (PV3) for 7 weeks. […]

Pregnancy

? [Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis after tetanus vaccination of a pregnant woman in Senegal]. Although neurological complications have been described after tetanus vaccinations, they are rare. The authors report a case of acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) in a 28-year-old pregnant woman at a gestational age of 10 weeks, admitted 15 days after a tetanus vaccination, with […]

Ophthalmological

Ampiginous choroiditis following quadrivalent human papilloma virus vaccine “A 17-year-old female was referred for new-onset vision loss in both eyes 3 weeks after being vaccinated with the quadrivalent HPV vaccine. A standard dose of 0.5 ml was injected intramuscularly into the left deltoid without any resulting skin reaction. Her medical history was significant for depression […]

VAERS

Adverse events following Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccines in the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System, 1990-2013. “Includes 29 747 reports after Hib vaccines; 5179 (17%) were serious, including 896 reports of deaths. Median age was 6 months (range 0-1022 months). Sudden infant death syndrome was the stated cause of death in 384 (51%) of 749 […]

Rhogam

? Clinical Outcomes after Hepatitis C Infection from Contaminated Anti-D Immune Globulin “Twelve batches, constituting 4062 vials, of contaminated or potentially contaminated anti-D immune globulin were in circulation in 1977 through 1979 (the batches had an expiration date of mid-1979).” #Rhogam #Contamination #Error #Vaccine #MedScienceResearch http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJM199909023411013 — Doctors to face disciplinary action over Irish hepatitis […]

Rubella

Anaphylaxis following single component measles and rubella immunisation. “Anaphylaxis as an adverse event following immunisation (AEFI) is a rare occurrence. We report four cases of anaphylaxis following administration of single component measles or rubella vaccine between January 2003 and June 2007. We estimate that the incidence of anaphylaxis to measles and rubella single component vaccines […]

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