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Surveillance:

Rubella surveillance should be integrated with measles surveillance. The purpose of rubella surveillance is to detect circulation of rubella virus, not to detect every case of rubella. A separate rubella surveillance system is not needed. All sera from suspected rubella cases which test negative for rubella IgM antibodies should be tested for measles IgM antibodies and vice versa.


Last Updated on Friday, 09 April 2010 09:46

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