Published in Vaccine Weekly, April 5th, 2000
"In Japan, rubella vaccination is generally done once during a lifetime, and the vaccination rate decreased after a revised vaccination law in 1885," stated K. Terada and colleagues, Kawasaki Medical School, Japan. "History of rubella or vaccination may still be unreliable."
According to the researchers, testing for rubella antibody is necessary to prevent the occurrence of congenital rubella syndrome. Unfortunately, current antibody detection methods require the collection of blood samples, generally an unpleasant process when dealing...
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