Postmarketing Monitoring of Intussusception After RotaTeq Vaccination-United States, February 1, 2006 - February 15, 2007

This article, published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, summarizes the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices review of post-marketing safety surveillance data on RotaTeq®, the rotavirus vaccine by Merck & Co., Inc. The data reveal that cases of intussusception reported since its introduction in early 2006 did not exceed the expected background rate.

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Published: 2007

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Resource types: Newsletter/article

Diseases/vaccines: Rotavirus

Topics: Vaccine safety and performance, Disease/vaccine specific information

Regions: North America and Europe