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Togavirus infections

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Last reviewed: July 2016

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Ross River virus - myDr.com.au

Ross River virus infection is spread by the bites of infected female mosquitoes. Most sufferers will have a sudden onset of flu-like symptoms that often include painful joints.

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Rubella test - Lab Tests Online AU

To determine if you have had a recent or past infection with the rubella virus, or to check that you are protected from the rubella virus

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Rubella

Rubella is caused by infection with a virus. Infection is usually mild, but can cause serious damage to unborn babies. Immunisation is recommended for all children at 12 months and 18 months of age. All women planning pregnancy should check their immunity.

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German measles (rubella)

German measles, also known as rubella, is a mild viral illness. It is a different disease to measles. Most people recover quickly from this infection.

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Parenting and Child Health - Health Topics - Rubella (German measles)

Rubella is a viral infection which is sometimes called German measles. It isusually a mild illness. However it can cause serious harm to an unborn baby if a woman gets it during early pregnancy.

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Mumps - myDr.com.au

Find out about the symptoms, treatment, and complications of mumps, as well as how to prevent this disease.

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Rubella (German measles)

Rubella is a viral infection and is sometimes called German measles, although it is not related to measles itself. Most people with rubella experience a mild illness involving fever and rash.

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Childhood rashes - myDr.com.au

Distinguish between the childhood rashes of rubella (German measles), measles, chickenpox and fifth disease ('slapped cheek' disease).

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Rubella - myDr.com.au

In children rubella symptoms include a rash that generally appears on the face and scalp first and spreads to the body and arms the same day.

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M-M-R II Powder for injection - myDr.com.au

M-M-R II Powder for injection - Consumer Medicines Information leaflets of prescription and over-the-counter medicines

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