Corpus ID: 19375111

Contamination of reconstituted multidose measles vaccine vial and toxic shock syndrome in Tamilnadu.

@article{Parthasarathy2008ContaminationOR,
  title={Contamination of reconstituted multidose measles vaccine vial and toxic shock syndrome in Tamilnadu.},
  author={A. Parthasarathy},
  journal={Indian pediatrics},
  year={2008},
  volume={45 7},
  pages={
          606
        }
}
I read with interest and curiosity the Viewpoint and IAPCOI stand articles on AEFI with particular reference to measles vaccination related deaths in Tamil Nadu(1,2). I want to share my personal experience as a field investigator on similar measles vaccination deaths in Manali New town PHC (about 10 km from Chennai) way back in 1991-1992. At that time 6 children died. All of them developed high fever, diarrhea and vomiting, within 30 -60 minutes followed by septic shock typical of toxic shock… Expand

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