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Elimination of endemic measles, rubella, and congenital rubella syndrome from the Western Hemisphere: the US experience.
To estimate the number of congenital rubella syndrome cases for 2005, the methodology described by Cutts and Vynnycky (8) was used to first estimate the incidence (force) of rubella infection assuming an age-dependent infection rate.
Congenital rubella syndrome in infants of women vaccinated during or just before pregnancy with measles-rubella vaccine.
There is amazing progress under way in other parts of the Western hemisphere, but there are still parts of the world where immunization is not common enough to prevent children from developing congenital rubella syndrome.
Thanks to immunisation, cases of congenital rubella syndrome have fallen steadily since the epidemic of the Sixties when around 1,000 deafblind children were born within four years.
A report on a survey of late emerging manifestations of congenital rubella syndrome.
Evaluation of a commercial rubella IgM assay for use on oral fluid samples for diagnosis and surveillance of congenital rubella syndrome and postnatal rubella.
However, up to 85 percent of unvaccinated women exposed to the virus in the first trimester of pregnancy pass the infection to the fetus, often causing a condition known as Congenital Rubella Syndrome, or CRS.
However, the main danger of rubella is the infection of pregnant women because it can be passed through their bloodstream to cause congenital rubella syndrome in developing babies.
In 2001, 176 cases of rubella and 8 cases of congenital rubella syndrome were reported in the United States.
The majority of rubella and congenital rubella syndrome cases reported in the United States now comprise foreign-born persons who are mainly Hispanic, said Dr.

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