A refresher on rubella
- Sero-Prevalence of Antenatal Rubella in UITH. Agbede, O. O.; Adeyemi, O. O.; Olatinwo, A. W. O.; Salisu, T. J.; Kolawole, O. M. // Open Public Health Journal;2011, Vol. 4, p10
Rubella virus is a teratogen that may induce foetal death or Congenital Rubella Syndrome in the newborn. Studies carried out in Nigeria, have recorded 68.5% prevalence in pregnant women in the south-west and 54.1% in the North-west. There has been a dearth of information in the North central....
- Preventing Congenital Rubella Syndrome (CRS) through Vaccination of Susceptible Women of Childbearing Age. Danovaro-Holliday, M. Carolina; Zimmerman, Laura; Reef, Susan E. // Journal of Women's Health & Gender-Based Medicine;Sep2001, Vol. 10 Issue 7, p617
This article discusses the prevention of Congenital Rubella Syndrome (CRS) through vaccination of susceptible women of childbearing age. Worldwide, rubella is still most vaccine-preventable cause of birth defects with recent estimates indicating that at least 110,000 congenital rubella syndrome...
- REFRESHER QUIZ. // Clinical Pediatrics;Nov1966, Vol. 5 Issue 11, p680
Presents questions regarding the rubella syndrome. Weight of babies born with the rubella syndrome and their post-natal weight gain; Question on whether abnormalities may occur in infants whose mothers have had inapparent or subclinical rubella infections during early pregnancy; Question on...
- Serologie Survey of Specific Rubella Virus IgM in the Sera of Pregnant Women in Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria. Grace, Pennap; Ginikanwa, Amauche; Hannah, Ajoge; Sarah, Gabadi; Simon, Agwale; Joseph, Forbi // African Journal of Reproductive Health;Jun2009, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p69
Although a major section of pregnant women in Nigeria are immune to rubella infection, cases of congenital rubella syndrome are still been seen in hospitals. Rubella is not a reportable disease in Nigeria and data of its epidemiology are extremely rare. In this study, we estimate the burden of...
- Seroepidemiology of Rubella, Measles, HBV, HCV and B19 Virus Within Women in Child Bearing Ages (Saravan City of Sistan and Bloochastan Province). Moradi, Abdolvahab; Mohagheghi, Amir Hossien; Shahraki, Shahram; Borji, Abasalte; Marjani, Abdoljalal; Sanei-Moghadam, Esmaeil; Kalavi, Khoda-Berdi; Zangi-Abadi, Mehdi // Research Journal of Microbiology;2007, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p289
Present survey basically focused on women between 15â€“45 years of age resident in a town of Sistan and Baluchistan province named as Saravan city located in border of Pakistan-Iran in order to find out the seropositivity against the viruses in child bearing ages in the above stated under...
- Roentgenological Findings In Congenital Rubella. Walls, W. L.; Altman, D. H. // Clinical Pediatrics;Dec1965, Vol. 4 Issue 12, p704
The article cites a case report on congenital rubella in an infant. The placental transmission of rubella virus can lead to a variety of infants' congenital abnormalities. Babies born to mothers infected with rubella virus may have thrombocytopenia, hepatomegaly, splenomegaly, evidence of...
- InfecciÃ³n congÃ©nita por el virus de la rubeola asociado a dismorfismo menor y su repercusiÃ³n clÃnica. Norma Gonzalez-Cejudo, Maria; Eduardo Oliva Marin, Jose; Javier Ortiz-Ibarra, Federico; Luis Arredondo-Garcia, Jose // Perinatologia y Reproduccion Humana;jul-sep1999, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p197
KEY WORDS: Congenital infections, Rubella virus, Congenital Rubella.
- Rubella seroprevalence among pregnant women in Burkina Faso. Tahita, Marc C.; Hübschen, Judith M.; Tarnagda, Zekiba; Ernest, Da; Charpentier, Emilie; Kremer, Jacques R.; Muller, Claude P.; Ouedraogo, Jean B. // BMC Infectious Diseases;2013, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p1
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- Rubella Susceptibility Predicts Measles Susceptibility: Implications for Postpartum Immunization. Libman, M.D.; Behr, M.A.; Martel, N.; Ward, B.J. // Clinical Infectious Diseases;12/1/2000, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p1501
Reports on a study on the association between susceptibility to rubella and susceptibility to measles in pregnant women. Goal of rubella immunization; Age groups recognized as at risk for measles and mumps viral infections; Cost of adding measles vaccination for women susceptible to rubella.