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Congenital rubella after previous maternal immunity.
  1. B D Das,
  2. P Lakhani,
  3. J B Kurtz,
  4. N Hunter,
  5. B E Watson,
  6. K A Cartwright,
  7. E O Caul,
  8. A P Roome
  1. Department of Microbiology, Milton Keynes General Hospital.


    Two mothers who had asymptomatic rubella infection in pregnancy gave birth to severely affected infants. In both, the presence of preexisting antibody was well documented, although it could not be established whether it was the result of vaccine or natural infection.

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