Rubella Vaccination of Unknowingly Pregnant Women During 2006 Mass Campaign in Argentina

F. Pardon, M. Vilarino, P. Barbero, G. Garcia, E. Outon, C. Gil, A. Vera, S. Rossi, A. Distefano
2011 Journal of Infectious Diseases  
We report a prospective study of 56 pregnant women inadvertently vaccinated with rubella vaccine during the 2006 campaign performed in Argentina. Of these patients, 48 (87%) were immune, whereas the remaining 9 (16%) were susceptible. In the latter group, 7 presented with a primary reaction to the vaccine confirmed through immunoglobulin (Ig) G antibody avidity testing or seroconversion of IgG titers. During the clinical and laboratory follow-up, newborns did not present evidence of infection
more » ... malformations compatible with congenital rubella syndrome.
doi:10.1093/infdis/jir442 pmid:21954276 fatcat:qmmq2ufkdrfbnka3llllpq4bb4