Manual of Clinical Microbiology


Measles and Rubella Viruses*

Last Updated:2023
Measles Virus

Measles virus is the prototypic member of the genus Morbillivirus in the family Paramyxoviridae, and it is the only member of the genus that causes human disease…

Rubella Virus

Rubella virus was historically classified in the family Togaviridae as the sole member of the genus Rubivirus; however, in 2018, rubella virus (and the genus Rubivirus) was reclassified as the…

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