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AZ Clots - Are you missing it?

AZ Clots - Are you missing it?

The key to diagnosis is the timing relating to the first dose of the AZ vaccine, most cases occurring between days 4 and 30 Look out for headaches and abdominal pain that are unusual, does not settle with usual treatment, and occur within the 4 – 30 day post immunisation period Key blood tests show thrombocytopenia  <150 and d-dimer >5 times ULN   Host: Dr David Lim | Total time: 27 mins Guest: A/Prof Nigel Crawford, Paediatrician, Director, Surveillance of Adverse Events Following Vaccination In the Community (SAEFVIC), Murdoch Children’s Research Institute; Head of Immunisation Services Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, Paediatric Department, The University of Melbourne   Register for our fortnightly FREE WEBCASTS Every second Tuesday | 7:00pm-9:00pm AEDT Click here to register for the next one See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration: 27 min

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