Mumps

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Mumps

Mumps are a contagious disease caused by a virus. Mumps are spread when an infected person sneezes, coughs, or talks. It can also be spread through contact such as from touching a tissue or utensil that an infected person has touched or used. Symptoms typically appear 2-3 weeks after a person has been exposed to the virus, and include swelling of the cheeks and jaw from inflammation of the saliva glands, as well as fever, headache, stiff neck, and loss of appetite. Mumps can sometimes cause serious problems in the heart, pancreas, and joints, and can also lead to meningitis and encephalitis (inflammation of the brain). A vaccine for mumps is available.

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Mumps" returned 628 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Importance of reporting sequence & serological data from mumps outbreaks in unvaccinated populations.
 

Author(s): Sarah Connaughton

Journal: Indian J. Med. Res.. 2016 Jan;143(1):8-10.

 

Last Updated: 21 Mar 2016

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Development of an IFNγ ELISPOT for the analysis of the human T cell response against mumps virus.
 

Author(s): Wanda G H Han, Maarten E Emmelot, Haziz Jaadar, Hinke I Ten Hulscher, Cécile A C M van Els, Patricia Kaaijk

Journal: J. Immunol. Methods. 2016 Apr;431():52-9.

 

In the last decade, mumps virus (MuV) causes outbreaks in highly vaccinated populations. Sub-optimal T cell immunity may play a role in the susceptibility to mumps in vaccinated individuals. T cell responses to mumps virus have been demonstrated, yet the quality of the MuV-specific ...

Last Updated: 14 Mar 2016

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Tolerability of Early Measles-Mumps-Rubella Vaccination in Infants Aged 6-14 Months During a Measles Outbreak in The Netherlands in 2013-2014.
 

Author(s): Nicoline A T van der Maas, T Woudenberg, S J M Hahné, H E de Melker

Journal: J. Infect. Dis.. 2016 May;213(9):1466-71.

 

In 2013-2014, a measles outbreak spread through the Netherlands. To protect young infants, measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccination was offered to those aged 6-14 months in municipalities with routine first-dose MMR vaccine coverage of <90%. We assessed the tolerability of this early ...

Last Updated: 31 Mar 2016

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The terms "Mumps" returned 22 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Combination Measles-Mumps-Rubella-Varicella Vaccine in Healthy Children: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Immunogenicity and Safety.
 

Author(s): Shu-Juan Ma, Xing Li, Yi-Quan Xiong, A-Ling Yao, Qing Chen

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2015 Nov;94(44):e1721.

 

A combined measles-mumps-rubella-varicella (MMRV) vaccine is expected to facilitate universal immunization against these 4 diseases. This study was undertaken to synthesize current research findings of the immunogenicity and safety of MMRV in healthy children.We searched PubMed, Embase, ...

Last Updated: 11 Nov 2015

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Australian vaccine preventable disease epidemiological review series: mumps 2008-2012.
 

Author(s): Shopna K Bag, Aditi Dey, Han Wang, Frank Beard

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In 2007, Australia recorded the highest notification rate (2.8 per 100,000) for mumps since it became notifiable, with outbreaks in Western Australia and the Northern Territory. Of particular concern was the number of cases seen in vaccinated individuals. The aim of this study was ...

Last Updated: 11 Jun 2015

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Remembering mumps.
 

Author(s): Donald R Latner, Carole J Hickman

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Last Updated: 8 May 2015

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Immunogenicity and Safety of Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine When Given With Measles-Mumps-Rubella Vaccine
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Encephalitis, Japanese; Measles; Mumps; Rubella

 

Last Updated: 22 Aug 2016

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The Influence of Probiotics on the Immunologic Response to Vaccinations in Infants
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Immunity; Measles; Mumps; Rubella

 

Last Updated: 26 Mar 2008

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Monitoring and Adjustment of Medication Therapy for Patients With Heart Disease
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Coronary Heart Disease; Myocardial Infarction

 

Last Updated: 31 Aug 2011

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