Rubella and Congenital Rubella

J.M. Hubschen, C.P. Muller

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConn's Current Therapy 2018
EditorsE.T Bope, R.D Kellerman
Place of PublicationPhiladelphia
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)978-0323-52769-9
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2018


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