Seroprevalence of Rubella Antibodies among Antenatal Population Attending a Tertiary Level Hospital in Dhaka City

This study was performed to identify the seroprevalence of rubella IgG among the antenatal population attending a tertiary level hospital in Bangladesh. Sera from 609 pregnant women were tested for rubella IgG antibody using enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) technique. Ofthe 609 pregnant women, 85.9% were seropositive and 14.1% were seronegative. The prevalence of the antibody was 80% between 15and 20 years obge.


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