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[Personal View] WHO international standard for anti-rubella: learning from its application

20:02 EDT 6 Sep 2019 | The Lancet

The WHO international standard for anti-rubella was first established in the 1960s when clinical diagnostics were in their infancy. Since the endorsement of the first international standard for anti-rubella IgG (RUBI-1-94), new rubella vaccines have been developed and global coverage of rubella vaccination has increased. Methods used to measure concentrations of anti-rubella IgG have also evolved to rapid, high-throughput binding assays, which have replaced often cumbersome and highly technical functional assays.

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