Published in Vaccine Weekly, July 26th, 2006
According to a study from Jordan, "The seroprevalence and the risk of perinatal transmission of rubella virus (RV) and human parvovirus B19 were assessed in 439 Jordanian pregnant women. Seroprevalence data indicate that 43.7%, 48.7%, and 19% of women are susceptible to RV, parvovirus B19 infections, and both, respectively. A total of 12.2% and 20.2% of RV-susceptible women are at the first and second trimester of gestation, respectively. They are at...
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