rubella virus

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ru`bel´la vi´rus

n.1.The virus that causes rubella.
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Although rubella virus infection usually causes a mild fever and rash illness in children and adults, infection during pregnancy, especially during the first trimester, can result in miscarriage, fetal death, stillbirth, or infants with a constellation of congenital malformations known as congenital rubella syndrome (CRS) (1).
These viruses include influenza virus, lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus, phlebotomus fever virus, cocksackie B virus, echovirus, dengue virus, systemic acute respiratory syndrome virus, parvovirus, smallpox virus, vaccinia virus, and rubella virus (7).
Rubella, also known as the German measles or the 3-day measles, is caused by the rubella virus, which is transmitted via respiratory droplets.
The samples were tested for IgM antibodies of chikungunya virus (ChikV, ELISA kit received from NIV, Pune), cytomegalovirus (CMV, Make: CALBIOTECH, CA, USA), dengue virus (DenV, ELISA kit received from NIV, Pune), hepatitis A virus (HAV, Make: DiaPro, Milan, Italy), hepatitis E virus (HEV, Make: DiaPro, Milan, Italy), Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV, Make: CALBIOTECH, CA, USA) and rubella virus (Make: CALBIOTECH, CA, USA) using IgM antibody capture ELISA kits.
The second is the self-sacrifice of the many scientists--some recognized by history, others not--who spent entire careers seeking to keep the rubella virus at bay.
18) Arguably, the most severe epidemic of a congenital infection occurring during that period was that of the rubella virus outbreak that travelled from Europe and swept through the United States in 1964 and 1965.
The rubella virus, for instance, posed a significant threat to the fetus until a vaccine program was introduced almost 50 years ago.
3) As noted above, the rubella virus is a known cause of microcephaly.
The prevalence of antibodies against rubella virus, for which most people are immunized, was similarly low in this population by VirScan, at 3.
Anti-neuronal antibodies and antibodies for herpes simplex virus, rubella virus, Cytomegalovirus , toxoplasma, and Epstein-Barr virus were negative.
Riyadh, 15 Rabi'II,1437 AH, 25 January,2016 , SPA -- The regional laboratory in Riyadh, participant in the Program of External Quality Control to test standard samples received from World Health Organization (WHO) by the Department of Laboratory polio to examine polio, measles and rubella virus for the year 2015/2016, has won the final score of 100% in the standard samples evaluation.