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IASR Vol. 34, No.4 (No. 398) April 2013

  topic Rubella and Congenital Rubella Syndrome in Japan, as of March 2013

  • Notice on strengthening measures for prevention and control of rubella and congenital rubella syndrome−MHLW
  • Current status of rubella epidemics and rubella vaccination practice in the world
  • Clinical characteristics of congenital rubella syndrome that occurred at high incidence in Khanh Hoa Province in Viet Nam, October 2011-September 2012
  • Expected roles of obstetricians and gynecologists in the rubella control during rubella epidemic primarily among the male adults
  • Rubella incidence and detection of rubella virus from two cases of CRS, March 2012 -February 2013−Kobe City
  • Rubella epidemic and detection of rubella virus from measles-suspected cases, 2012-week 9 of 2013−Kanagawa
  • Rubella incidence, 2012−Osaka
  • Trend of genotypes of rubella virus detected in Japan and revision of laboratory diagnosis manual−NIID
  • Rubella outbreak in a manufacturing factory with many foreign workers, December 2012 − Maebashi City
  • Rubella incidence, 2012-week 8 of 2013−Tokyo
  • A male adult case of rubella meningoencephalitis, March 2013−Tokyo
  • Coverage of routine immunization of rubella-containing vaccine in Japan in FY2011 and FY2012 (as of December 2012) −MHLW
  • Interim report on rubella seroepidemiology and rubella vaccine coverage in the FY2012 (as of March 5, 2013) −NESVPDI
  • Method of converting the titer expressed in IU/mL by EIA or by LTI to the HI titer as the standard for interpretation
  • Two additional severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome (SFTS) cases, which were detected retrospectively in Japan
  • Eight cases of SFTS so far confirmed in Japan; a short summary as of March 13, 2013
  • Notice on revision of Enforcement order of Infectious Diseases Control Law regarding SFTS and three vaccine preventable invasive infections caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae, and Neisseria meningitidis−MHLW
  • A case of leptospirosis that was suspected of Japanese spotted fever, October 2012−Miyazaki
  • A fatal case of botulism of unknown origin, from whose stool specimen type A toxin-producing Clostridium botulinum was isolated, June 2012−Kumamoto
  • Risk factors of congenital syphilis in Japan−NESID
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