[Rubella in Russia: variability of the infectious agent during the period of vaccine prophylaxis].


AIM To assess influence of vaccination against rubella on the genetic diversity of rubella virus. MATERIALS AND METHODS Vaccine strains of rubella virus Wistar 27/3 and Orlov-B as well as sera from patients with rubella obtained in Perm region during 1999 - 2005 period and standard serologic, molecular, epidemiologic and statistical methods were used. The… (More)