The clinical director of Health Protection Scotland, Dr Syed Ahmed, said the largest current mumps
outbreaks were in Aberdeen, Dundee, Glasgow and Edinburgh - cities with large numbers of students - as well as Lanarkshire.
The patient tested positive for mumps
Schools in Uzbekistan have received a similar official recommendation, obliging teachers to convince parents to tell other people that their children are sick from the flu or ARVI rather than from mumps
During September 1, 2009-August 31, 2012, a total of 1,557 cases of mumps
were reported in the Netherlands (Figure); 1,254 (80.
In terms of mumps
cases there has been seven confirmed diagnoses - three in Denbighshire, two in Wrexham and one each in Conwy and Gwynedd.
He suggests that modern scientific techniques have made the creation of some vaccines much easier, so producing a new mumps
vaccine may be the most effective method of controlling the emerging threat.
While most people recover from mumps
within a week, it can still be a very unpleasant disease.
The study involved testing sera from children 6 weeks after they were given the measles, mumps
, and rubella (MMR) vaccine and found that antibodies triggered by the vaccine neutralized a variety of strains of the virus, providing "strong evidence [that] mumps
viruses were not changing so much that anti bodies triggered by the vaccine could no longer recognize them," according to the FDA statement.
Diagnosis of mumps
was verified with appropriate laboratory testing, including cell culture, molecular detection of mumps
virus using RT-PCR, and serology.
Last year 1,276 cases of mumps
were reported in the North East, the majority among people aged 14-24.
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The increasing incidence of mumps
orchitis: a comprehensive review.