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paul pls explain this Posted by Asha D.

:Rubella infection in pregnancy

Occurring at 8 weeks gestation results in a high rate of fetal infection
  True   False Your answer: True Correct answer: True
Occurring at 40 weeks gestation results in a high rate of fetal infection
  True   False Your answer: False Correct answer: True
Occurring at 8 weeks gestation results in a high proportion of fetuses being affected
  True   False Your answer: False Correct answer: True
Occurring at 40 weeks gestation results in a high proportion of fetuses being affected
  True   False Your answer: True Correct answer: False

 

EXPLAINATION GIVEN IN NOTES IS

RUBELLA

Risk of the fetus being affected falls with increasing gestation - over 90% in the first trimester with no fetuses being affected after 20 weeks



The risk of fetal infection increases in the third trimester and after 36 weeks, almost all fetuses will be infected

Paul help pls Posted by Aafia A.
Rubella MCQ According to TOG 2009 PAGE 113 RUBELLA Vertical transmission occurs during maternal viremia;The risk of fetal infection is 90% before 12 weeks gestation,55% at 12--16 weeks and 45% after 16 weeks. The risk of fetus being affected (congenital defects in fetus) is 90% before 12 weeks,2o% between 12 and 16 weeks and thereafter deafness is a rik uptil 20 weeks. Kindly explain,the ans to above Mcq have confused my concepts regarding rubella.