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rubeola

 [roo-be´o-lah, roo″be-o´lah]
a synonym of measles in English and of German measles in French and Spanish.

ru·be·o·la

(rū-bē'ō-lă, -bē-ō'lă), Although this word is correctly pronounced with the stress on the third-to-last syllable (rube'ola), the pronunciation with stress on the second-last syllable (rubeo'la) is more usual in the U.S. Do not confuse this word with rubella. The Spanish word rubeola refers not to rubeola but to rubella.
A term used for measles; not to be confused with rubella among English speakers.
[Mod. L. dim. of ruber, red, reddish]

rubeola

/ru·be·o·la/ (roo-be´o-lah) (roo″be-o´lah) a synonym of measles in English and of German measles in French and Spanish.

rubeola

(ro͞o-bē′ə-lə, ro͞o′bē-ō′lə)
n.

ru·be′o·lar adj.

rubeola

See measles.

measles

A highly contagious viral infection, primarily of children, which is characterised by high fever, lethargy, cough, conjunctivitis, coryza and a maculopapular rash; it is prevented by vaccination.
 
Epidemiology
Measles kills ± 2 million children/year worldwide; it is airborne and can spread quickly, especially in elementary schools.

Diagnosis
Clinical history; epidemiologic evidence (i.e., other children have same complaints); direct examination of characteristic multinucleated giant cells from scrapings of buccal mucosa, by LM or fluorescence microscopy.
 
Lab
Lymphopenia; increased IgM anti-measles antibody.
 
Vaccination
See Measles vaccine.

Preventive measures
Large doses of vitamin A decreases mortality, hospital stay and co-morbidities (e.g., pneumonia, croup, diarrhoea) by 50%.

rubeola

Measles. see there. Cf Rubella.

mea·sles

(mē'zĕlz)
1. An acute exanthematous disease, caused by measles virus and marked by fever and other constitutional disturbances, a catarrhal inflammation of the respiratory mucous membranes, and a generalized maculopapular eruption of a dusky red color; the eruption occurs early on the buccal mucous membrane in the form of Koplik spots; incubation period is 10-12 days.
Synonym(s): morbilli, rubeola.
2. A disease of swine caused by the presence of Cysticercus cellulosae, the measle or larva of Taenia solium, the pork tapeworm.
3. A disease of cattle caused by the presence of C. bovis, the measle or larva of T. saginata, the beef tapeworm.
[D. maselen]

mea·sles, mumps, and ru·bel·la (MMR) vaccine

(mēz'elz mŭmps rū-bel'ă vak-sēn')
Combination of live attenuated forms of these viruses in an aqueous suspension.

rubeola

An alternative term for MEASLES.

Rubeola,

n.pr See measles.

ru·be·o·la

(rū'bē-ō'lă)
A term used for measles; not to be confused with rubella among English speakers.
[Mod. L. dim. of ruber, red, reddish]

rubeola (roobēō´lə),

n See measles.

rubeola

human measles; can assume epidemic proportions in primate colonies with a syndrome of exanthematous rash on the body, rhinitis, conjunctivitis and in some interstitial giant-cell pneumonia.
References in periodicals archive ?
Infecciones Virales * Sarampion * Paperas * Influenza A o B * Hepatitis A o B * Herpes simplex * Herpes humano virus E * Varicela, rubeola * Virus de Epstein Barr * Citomegalovirus * VIH Otros * Mycoplasma pneumoniae.
El 2 % (n=32) reporto historia previa de rubeola, y al momento del estudio el 4,3 % (n=66) eran gestantes; en cuanto al estado civil, 60,2 % (n=921) fueron solteras.
Frequencia das infeccoes pelo HIV-1, rubeola, sifilis, toxoplasmose, citomegalovirus, herpes simples, hepatite B, hepatite C, doenca de Chagas e HTLV I/II em gestantes, do Estado de Mato Grosso do Sul.
Las infecciones congenitas transplacentarias, conocidas como TORSCH (toxoplasma, rubeola, sifilis, citomegalovirus, hepatitis, herpes, otras), constituyen un importante capitulo dentro de la Salud Publica, la Obstetricia, la Pediatria y la Patologia, dada la alta mortalidad que las acompana y las importantes secuelas que pueden tener en quienes sobreviven a ellas.
La vacuna triple viral protege contra el virus del sarampion, la rubeola y paperas.
Measles," (also called "red measles") is more common and is caused by the rubeola virus.
Por eso tenian enfermedades como viruela, sarampion y rubeola efectos catastroficos" (Sandberg, 2003: 138).
Measles was originally known as rubeola - but is unrelated to rubella, which is otherwise known as German measles
Examen Resultado Ig M rubeola < 400 IV (negativo) Ig G rubeola 167,1 UI/mL (positivo-inmunizacion previa) Ig M toxoplasma 0,258 UI/mL (negativo) Ig G toxoplasma 82 UI/m (positivo-inmunizacion previa) Ig G citomegalovirus > 250 UI/mL (positivo-inmunizacion previa) Ig M citomegalovirus Negativa Elisa VIH Negativo VDRL No reactivo Coombs indirecto Negativo Tabla 2.
Presently, only polio, rubella, rubeola, mumps, tetanus, pertussis, diphtheria, and hepatitis B are required.