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Post-exposure passive immunisation for preventing rubella and congenital rubella syndrome

  1. Megan K Young1,*,
  2. Allan W Cripps2,
  3. Graeme R Nimmo3,
  4. Mieke L van Driel4

Editorial Group: Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections Group

Published Online: 17 JUN 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010586

How to Cite

Young MK, Cripps AW, Nimmo GR, van Driel ML. Post-exposure passive immunisation for preventing rubella and congenital rubella syndrome (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD010586. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010586.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Griffith University, School of Medicine, Griffith Health Institute, Meadowbrook, Queensland, Australia

  2. 2

    Griffith University, Griffith Health, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia

  3. 3

    Pathology Queensland, Department of Microbiology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

  4. 4

    The University of Queensland, Discipline of General Practice, School of Medicine, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

*Megan K Young, School of Medicine, Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, University Drive, Meadowbrook, Queensland, 4121, Australia. megan.young@griffith.edu.au.

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  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 17 JUN 2013

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Abstract

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  2. Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To assess the effectiveness of intramuscular injection or intravenous infusion of polyclonal immunoglobulins of human sera or plasma origin for preventing rubella and congenital rubella syndrome when administered to exposed susceptible people before the onset of disease.