Outbreak of Rubella Among Cadets in an Academy.

  title={Outbreak of Rubella Among Cadets in an Academy.},
  author={Amitav A Banerjee and Ajay Kumar Sahni and Rama Mohan Gupta and V S Grewal and Z. Sujan Singh},
  journal={Medical journal, Armed Forces India},
  volume={63 2},
BACKGROUND Rubella is traditionally considered a childhood disease, but has the potential to cause outbreaks in closed community of young adults. The present paper describes one such outbreak in a military training establishment. METHOD The cases of rubella outbreak were identified by clinical features (fever, rash and lymphadenopathy) and confirmed by detection of high titre of anti-rubella IgM antibodies by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay. Initial serum samples were also tested for… CONTINUE READING