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Revista de Saúde Pública

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Abstract

CANDEIAS, J. A. N.  and  RACZ, M. L.. Clinical reactions against rubella vaccine in adults. Rev. Saúde Pública [online]. 1980, vol.14, n.1, pp. 88-92. ISSN 0034-8910.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0034-89101980000100007.

A study of rubella vaccine associated reactions in 306 women, aged 20 to 35 or more, following RA 27/3 vaccination is presented. In 238 of the vaccinated women (77.8%) no symptoms or signs were noted; fever, arthralgia, and lymphadenopathy were noticed in 6 cases (1.9%); eight cases (2.6%) developed fever, arthr algia, lymphadenopathy, and rubelliform rash; 21 cases (6.9%) developed lymphadenopathy; malaise without respiratory symptoms were noticed in 25 cases (8.2%) and mild respiratory symptoms in 8 cases (2.6%).

Keywords : Rubella [vaccine].

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