[Running and surveillance status of measles laboratory network in Gansu province in 2008]

Zhongguo Yi Miao He Mian Yi. 2010 Apr;16(2):148-50.
[Article in Chinese]

Abstract

Objective: To analysis the running status of measles laboratory network (MLN), and to provide the experience for measles surveillance.

Methods: The results of the confirmation data for measles specimen were analysed in 2008.

Result: 4597 suspected measles cases were reported from MLN in Gansu in 2008, and 3762 sera samples were collected. The collection rate was 81.8%, 1879 of them were IgM positive for measles, and the positive rate was 49.9%. 1343 rubella sera specimen were detected, 611 of them were IgM positive for rubella, and the positive rate was 45.5%. According to the dentification from Chinese CDC, H1a genotype was only type of 3 measles strains found in Gansu by RT-PCR and nucleotide sequencing analysis.

Conclusion: The laboratory network were running well in 2008.

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • China / epidemiology
  • Chlorocebus aethiops
  • Genotype
  • Humans
  • Laboratories / statistics & numerical data*
  • Measles / epidemiology*
  • Measles / virology
  • Morbillivirus / genetics
  • Morbillivirus / isolation & purification
  • Vero Cells