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Volume 5, Issue 2 (Summer 2002)                   J Arak Uni Med Sci 2002, 5(2): 16-19 | Back to browse issues page

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Sufian M. Determination of Immunity for Rubella Among Females in the Years of Marriage Done in Arak (2000). J Arak Uni Med Sci. 2002; 5 (2) :16-19
URL: http://jams.arakmu.ac.ir/article-1-6698-en.html
Assistant Professor, Arak University of Medical Sciences, Arak, Iran.
Abstract:   (68 Views)
Introduction: Rubella  is  a  self limited  viral  disease. But  in  pregnant  woman  it  can  produvce  congenital  rubella  syndromes  with  multiple  fetal  defects.  Mothers  immunity  is  made  by  the  disease  or  vaccination.  In  advanced  countries  against  rubella  is  done  by  government.  However  in Iran  rubella n vaccination  is  not  recommended  for  all  health  organization.  This  study  is  done  for  the  determination  of  immunity  against  rubella  in  women  before  marriage.
Materials  and  Methods: In  this  study T women  referring  to  medical  lab  for  screening  of  thalassemia  are  selected  as  the  subjects  of  the  research, the  blood  of  the  subjects  was  analyzed  to  check  their  immunity  for  rubella  by  the  use  of  ELISA (Radim  kit), their  rubella immunity  was  determined.  In this  study  1563  samples  were  under  investigation, the  research  was  in  the  form of descriptive  study  and  sampling  was  done  simple  randomely.
Results: In  this  study  among  1563  samples, 80.2%  (1256  samples)  were  immune  against  rubella  and  among  19.8%  (309  samples)  were  sensitive  for  rubella.  As  a  result  there  was  a  positive  significant  relationship  between  age  and  immunity (p=0.00058). But  there  was  not  a  significant  relationship  between  level  of  education, place  of  living  and  immunity.
Conclusion: Considering  the  results  of  this  study  it  is  concluded  that  vaccination  against  rubella  in  childhood  can  be  useful, and  has  a  positive  effect  against  rubella. If  there  is  finitial  limitation  for  this  vaccination  it  is  recommended  for  high  school  girls.
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Type of Study: Original Atricle | Subject: psychology
Received: 2021/01/20 | Accepted: 2002/07/1

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