TABLE D-5 Causality Conclusions Organized by Mechanistic Assessment, Adverse Event, and Chapter

Chapter Vaccine Adverse Event Epidemiologic
Assessment
Mechanistic
Assessment
Causality Conclusion
5 Varicella Disseminated Oka VZV without Other
Organ Involvement
Insufficient Strong Convincingly Supports
5 Varicella Disseminated Oka VZV with Subsequent Infection Resulting in Pneumonia, Meningitis, or Hepatitis Limited (subsequent infection resulting in pneumonia) Strong (in individuals with demonstrated immunodeficiencies) Convincingly Supports (in individuals with demonstrated immunodeficiencies)
5 Varicella Vaccine Strain Viral Reactivation without Other Organ Involvement Insufficient Strong Convincingly Supports
5 Varicella Vaccine Strain Viral Reactivation
with Subsequent Infection resulting
in Meningitis or Encephalitis
Limited (subsequent infection resulting in encephalitis) Insufficient (subsequent infection resulting in meningitis) Strong Convincingly Supports
4 MMR Measles Inclusion Body Encephalitis Insufficient Strong
(measles; in individuals with demonstrated immunodeficiencies) Lacking (mumps or rubella)
Convincingly Supportsa
(in individuals with demonstrated immunodeficiencies)
4 MMR Anaphylaxis Insufficient Strong Convincingly Supports


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