rubella virus

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ru`bel´la vi´rus

n.1.The virus that causes rubella.
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The cabinet discussed the matters relating to law and order, issues of illegal immigrants, drafts on first power policy of the provincial government and eradication of polio, measles and rubella virus in detail and made decisions with consensus.
The meeting, attended by All the Provincial Ministers, Advisors and Special Assistants, Chief Secretary Sindh, Home Secretary, all Secretaries of other departments and Senior Member of Revenue, discussed the matters relating to law and order, issues of illegal immigrants, drafts on 1st power policy of Sindh Government and eradication of Polio, measles and Rubella virus from Sindh in details and made decisions with consensus.
In 2002, the case-patient's mother had an equivocal rubella virus IgG titer of 5 (nonimmune <5) and in 2003 received measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine.
It is caused by the rubella virus, not the same virus that causes measles, which is usually transmitted by droplets from the nose or throat which are breathed in by others.
A viral infection that is usually mild in children, caused by the rubella virus.
Potential causes of congenital infection include viruses--cytomegalovirus (CMV), rubella virus (RV), herpes simplex virus (HSV), entero virus, hepatitis C virus, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), human herpesvirus (types 6, 7 & 8), lymphocytic chorio meningtis virus, parvo virus, varicella zoster virus and parasite Toxoplasma gondii (T.
Approximately a decade later the strategy was changed to eliminate the circulation of wild-type rubella virus by routine immunisation of all children between 12 and 15 months--so-called 'universal immunisation'.
The genetic sequence was found to be that of a wild-type rubella virus similar to one found in Uganda in 2001, the CDC said.
For example, prenatal exposure to the rubella virus is associated with neuromotor and behavioral abnormalities in childhood and an increased risk of schizophrenia spectrum disorders in adulthood, according to an article in the March 2001 issue of Biological Psychiatry.
If an unborn child is exposed to rubella virus it may suffer blindness, mental retardation and heart defects.