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Rubella

Information about rubella disease, vaccines and recommendations for vaccination from the Australian Immunisation Handbook

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Date added: 
6 June 2018
Last updated: 
6 June 2018
Last reviewed: 
6 June 2018
1 August 2017

Changes to 4.18.4 Vaccines; 4.18.5 Transport, storage and handling; and 4.18.11 Adverse events

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Definitions

MMR
measles-mumps-rubella
MMRV
measles-mumps-rubella-varicella
ITP
idiopathic thrombocytopenia purpura
RNA
ribonucleic acid
CRS
congenital rubella syndrome
WHO
World Health Organization
NHIG
normal human immunoglobulin
ATAGI
Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation
NHMRC
National Health and Medical Research Council
WA
Western Australia
AIDS
acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
ASCIA
Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy
JE
Japanese encephalitis