Rubella (also known as epidemic roseola, German measles or three-day measles) is a disease caused by the Rubella virus. It is often mild and an attack can pass unnoticed. However, this can make the virus difficult to diagnose. The virus usually enters the body through the nose or throat. The disease can last 1-5 days. Children recover more quickly than adults. ...

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... Why get tested?
To determine if you have a recent or past infection or are protected from the rubella virus

When to get tested?
If you plan to get pregnant or have symptoms of rubella infection

Sample required?
A blood sample drawn from a vein in the arm
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?Rubella virus Virus classification Group: Group IV ((+)ssRNA) ...
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Rubella Symptoms

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Signs and symptoms
... Often the signs and symptoms of rubella are so mild that they''re difficult to notice, especially in children. If signs and symptoms do occur, they generally appear between two and three weeks after e...
Source: MayoClinic

Causes
... The cause of rubella is a virus that''s passed from person to person. It can spread when an infected person coughs or sneezes, or it can spread by direct contact with an infected person''s respiratory...
Source: MayoClinic

Rubella Prevention

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Prevention
... The rubella vaccine is usually given as a combined measles-mumps-rubella inoculation, which contains the safest and most effective form of each vaccine. Doctors recommend that children receive the MMR...
Source: MayoClinic

Prevention
... The rubella vaccine is usually given as a combined measles-mumps-rubella inoculation, which contains the safest and most effective form of each vaccine. Doctors recommend that children receive the MMR...
Source: MayoClinic

Rubella Treatment

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Complications
... Rubella is a mild infection. Once you''ve had the disease, you''re usually permanently immune. In rare cases, rubella can cause an ear infection (otitis media) or inflammation of the brain (encephalit...
Source: MayoClinic

Treatment
... No treatment will shorten the course of rubella infection, and symptoms are so mild that treatment usually isn''t necessary. However, doctors often recommend isolation from others — especially p...
Source: MayoClinic

Rubella Other

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Overview
... Sometimes rubella is known as German measles, but the word "German" in the name of this disease has nothing to do with the country. The name likely comes from the Latin term "germanus" meaning "simila...
Source: MayoClinic

Rubella
... Rubella is an acute viral disease that can affect susceptible persons of any age. Although generally a mild rash illness, if contracted in the early months of pregnancy, rubella is associated with a h...
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

   

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    ... Rubella is an acute viral disease that can affect susceptible persons of any age. Although generally a mild rash illness, if contracted in the early months of pregnancy, rubella is associated with a h...

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