Rubella is normally a mild self-limiting rash-fever illness. Infection during pregnancy, however, may result in fetal death or congenital defects known as congenital rubella syndrome (CRS). Rubella virus is a single-stranded RNA virus (family Togaviridae) of which only one serotype, but several genotypes are known.
|Title of host publication||Conn's Current Therapy 2018|
|Editors||E.T Bope, R.D Kellerman|
|Place of Publication||Philadelphia|
|Number of pages||3|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 2018|