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Rubella

Virology

Specific Viruses and Viral Infections

  1. Jennifer M. Best PhD FRCPath Reader in Virology1,
  2. Samantha Cooray MBiochem PhD2,
  3. Jangu E. Banatvala CBE MA MD FRCP FRCPath FMedSci Emeritus Professor of Clinical Virology3

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0251

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Best, J. M., Cooray, S. and Banatvala, J. E. 2010. Rubella. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    King's College London, Department of Infectious Diseases, London, UK

  2. 2

    Wright Fleming Institute, Department of Virology, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, London, UK

  3. 3

    Guy's, King's and St Thomas' Medical and Dental School, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Historical Introduction
  • 2
    Properties of the Virus
  • 3
    Antigenic Composition
  • 4
    Clinical and Pathological Aspects
  • 5
    Laboratory Diagnosis
  • 6
    Prevention

Keywords:

  • rubella;
  • replication, transcription, and translation;
  • defective interfering (DI) RNAS;
  • rubella virus-induced apoptosis;
  • methyltransferase (MT) motif;
  • T-cell epitopes;
  • B-cell epitopes;
  • diabetes mellitus-rare complication of CRS