One case of rubella was reported during 2009. The case was a 31-year-old female residing in Dakota County. The case was laboratory-confirmed by PCR, positive rubella IgM serology, and a documented seroconversion from negative to positive rubella IgG between acute and convalescent serologic specimens drawn 11 days apart. Her symptoms were consistent with rubella. The case had no documented history of vaccination for rubella. She did not travel outside of Minnesota during the exposure period. Rubella is not known to be circulating in The United States; the last reported rubella case in Minnesota occurred in 2000.
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- Full issue>> Annual Summary of Communicable Diseases Reported to the Minnesota Department of Health, 2009