Rubella Virus is the pathogenic agent responsible for the disease Rubella, and is the cause of congenital rubella syndrome when infection occurs during the first weeks of pregnancy. The virus belongs to the genus of Rubiviruses (family of Togaviridae) and is part of the ToRCH screening panel. For production of the native antigen, Rubella Virus (strain Judith) is cultivated in Vero cells, secreted virus is concentrated and purified by ultra-centrifugation through sucrose. The antigen is suitable for the detection of IgG antibodies against Rubella.
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