The Level of Rubella Infection in Women with Recurrent Abortion
Introduction: Rubella infection causes some health problems in pregnant women.
Method: The current case-control study was suggested to detect the rubella infection level in women with recurrent abortion. The study was conducted on 65 patients who had suffered from abortion and 30 healthy women.
Results: The results variables showed significant differences in birth numbers and in recurrent abortion percentages. All women in the current study suffered from abortion in the first trimester and about 60% of them suffered from abortion in the second trimester. Non-significant variations were seen in age in both groups and in age categories distribution. The rubella IgG levels according to study groups, occupation, smoking and age categories recorded non-significant differences between study groups (p=0.570). The rubella IgG levels showed non-significant differences (p=0.217) with abortion and birth numbers, significant differences in the number of births (p=0.000) and abortions in women with recurrent abortion (p=0.029). Rubella showed a weak positive correlation with the number of abortions in the first trimester and in the second trimester. Rubella IgG level didn’t affect all women in the current study who suffered from abortion in the first trimester and affected 60% of the women who suffered from abortion in the second trimester. This was non-significantly associated with the rubella IgG level (p=0.727).
Conclusion: The present study concluded that rubella didn’t have any role in abortion and in recurrent abortion.
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Hamad MH, Qasem S, Fadhil AA, Alawi AM, Hameed NAR, Shnishi AT, Mohammed NM. The Level of Rubella Infection in Women with Recurrent Abortion. J Commun Dis. 2022;54(4):74-78.
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