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Rubella (German Measles)

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PDF file  VPD
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Printable version of the VPD Surveillance Manual, Chapter 11 (v. 2002). Rubella Susan Reef, MD; Laura Zimmerman- Swain MPH; and Victor Coronado, MD I. Disease description Rubella is a viral illness caused by a togavirus of the genus Rubivirus. Laboratory testing...
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NOTE: For information on collection and shipping of rubella samples consult the rubella lab web page at http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvrd/revb/measles/rubella_index.htm

PDF file  Pink Book Printable version of Chapter 11, edition 6. Summary: Following a widespread Australian epidemic of rubella infection in 1940, Gregg, an Australian ophthalmologist, reported in 1941 the occurrence of congenital cataracts among 78 infants born following maternal rubella infection in early pregnancy...
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