Serosurvey of rubella in five blocks of Tamil Nadu.

  title={Serosurvey of rubella in five blocks of Tamil Nadu.},
  author={Nalini Ramamurty and Senthil Murugan and D. G. Enoch Raja and Varalaksmi Elango and Mohana and D Dhanagaran},
  journal={The Indian journal of medical research},
  volume={123 1},
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVE Rubella, normally a mild, self-limiting disease characterized by rash, fever and lymphadenopathy, is a vaccine preventable disease. It carries little morbidity and apparently only minor complications in children. Infection during early pregnancy may lead to congenital rubella infection. Presence of rubella specific IgG in an unvaccinated population is a long term marker of previous rubella infection, which helps to assess the immune status of that population. Though many… CONTINUE READING


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