Prevention of Rubella


Prevention list: Methods of prevention of Rubella mentioned in various sources includes those listed below. This prevention information is gathered from various sources, and may be inaccurate or incomplete. None of these methods guarantee prevention of Rubella.

  • Rubella vaccination
  • MMR vaccination - this contains the rubella vaccine.
  • Passive rubella immunisation - possibly useful for non-immune pregnant women who have been exposed.
  • Rubella blood test prior to conception - non-immune women may need to be vaccinated before conception; but cannot be vaccinated if pregnant or possibly-pregnant.

Last revision: June 13, 2003

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