Rubella causes an infection similar to a mild case of measles with maculopapular rash which may be accompanied by coryza and conjunctivitis. However, congenital rubella syndrome can have severe consequences for the foetus if infection occurs in the first 16 weeks of pregnancy.
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Clotted blood: 5ml Clot activator and separation gel (GOLD CAPPED) container
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