[Prevalence of rubella virus antibodies in pregnant women in two zones of Valle de Mexico].

@article{BustamanteCalvillo1996PrevalenceOR,
  title={[Prevalence of rubella virus antibodies in pregnant women in two zones of Valle de Mexico].},
  author={M E Bustamante-Calvillo and D L Damasio-Santana and Ma-Teresa Alvarez-Mu{\~n}oz and Onofre Mu{\~n}oz-Hern{\'a}ndez},
  journal={Ginecologia y obstetricia de Mexico},
  year={1996},
  volume={64},
  pages={114-6}
}
The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of specific antibodies against rubella virus in pregnant women from Iztapalapa and Nezahualcóyotl areas of the valley of Mexico, in order to evaluate susceptibility to this virus in these areas. Serum samples collected from 5535 women between 15 and 44 years old were studied by the hemaglutination inhibition test. 92.6% of positivity was obtained and no significant difference was observed between different age groups. The prevalence of… CONTINUE READING