Prevalence of Rubella Virus in Suspected Cases of Congenital Infections

Mamatha Ballal, P. G. Shivananda

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This study includes a total of 342 infants suspected of having congenital infections from January 1991-December 1993. Serum samples of these infants were tested for rubella specific IgM antibodies by μ ELISA. Of the total 342 infants, 52 (15.2%) were found to be positive for IgM antibodies to rubella virus. The commonest clinical presentation in infants with IgM antibodies to rubella virus was bilateral congenital cataract and hepatosplenomegaly.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)231-235
Number of pages5
JournalIndian Journal of Pediatrics
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 01-01-1997

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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