Rubella virus is an enveloped, single-stranded RNA virus and the only member of the genus Rubivirus within the Togaviridae family. The virus has an average diameter of 58 nM and an icosahedral nucleoprotein core 30 nM in diameter. Glycoprotein "spikes", 5–8nM long, are embedded in the lipoprotein enevlope. The Rubella virus genome consists of a single strand of RNA which is 9,762 nucleotides long. It is capped at the 5' end and polyadenylated at the 3' end, and encodes 5 genes.
Measles-Mumps-Rubella Virus Vaccine: First Report of Pityriasis Lichenoides Chronica in a Child: Case Report
Jun 30, 2012; A 5-year-old boy developed pityriasis lichenoides chronica (PTC) after receiving measles-mumps-rubella virus vaccination.The boy...