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  • Sulaimani Technical CollegeCommunity Health Dept.Fourth stage Control of communicable disease

  • By :Snur Jaza & Lare KamalAhang Khidir & Farida HajiTORCH Infection

  • Control & Prevention

  • OtherHepatitis BCoxsackievirusSyphilisVaricella-Zoster VirusHIVParvovirus B19

  • Rubella, also known asGerman measlesorthree-day measles,[is adiseasecaused by therubella virus. The name "rubella" is derived from Latin, meaninglittle red. Rubella is also known as German measles because the disease was first described by German physicians .Rubella

  • Rubella can causecongenital rubella syndromein the newly born. The syndrome (CRS) follows intrauterine infection by the Rubella virus and comprises cardiac, cerebral, ophthalmic and auditory defects.It may also cause prematurity, low birth weight, and neonatal thrombocytopenia, anaemia and hepatitis. Congenital Rubella Syndrome (CRS)

  • Control & Prevention

  • Signs and symptoms Yellow skin and eyes (jaundice) RashLow birth weightEnlarged spleen Enlarged and poorly functioning liver Pneumonia Symptoms in babies :

  • Signs and symptomsIn mother :Visual impairment and blindness Pneumonia Diarrhea Ulcers in the digestive tractHepatitis Inflammation of the brain (encephalitis) Behavioral changes

  • Diagnosis Serology antigen testing.Tissue sampling and pathological evidence of CMV infection under microscope .

  • Control & Prevention

  • Clinical Manifestations . Acute gingivostomatitis. Herpes labialis . Ocular herpes. Herpes genitalis. Other forms of cutaneous herpes. Meningitis. Encephalitis. Neonatal herpes

  • Diagnosis. Electron mocroscopy of vesicle fluid . Immunofluorescence of skin scarppings. PCR. Virus isolation. Serology

  • Control & Prevention

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