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Guillain-Barré syndrome associated with rubella.
  1. M. C. Atkins,
  2. T. F. Esmonde
  1. Department of Medical Microbiology, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK.


    A 34 year old male patient with Guillain-Barré syndrome following rubella is described. Diagnosis of the infection was made by the detection of specific IgM and IgG antibody. This is a rare association and has not been previously reported in an adult without a characteristic rash.

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