TITLE

Mumps in the era of vaccines

AUTHOR(S)
Caplan, Caralee E.
PUB. DATE
March 1999
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/23/99, Vol. 160 Issue 6, p865
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses mumps outbreaks in Montreal, Canada. The World Health Organization's noninclusion of the mumps vaccination in developing countries; Symptoms; Complications, including orchitis of postpubertal men; How RNA paramyxovirus, which causes mumps, is transmitted; Effectiveness of the vaccination; Other diseases that cause parotid swelling, including Epstein-Barr.
ACCESSION #
1680584

 

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