Viral Exanthemata & STDs - Measles, Mumps and Rubella Unit
The MMR unit undertakes reference and research activities on the measles, mumps and rubella viruses. Reference services include serological and molecular methods to support both surveillance and diagnostic activities. The MMR unit performs molecular surveillance by genotyping of cases of measles, mumps and rubella across Canada. The unit is a WHO/PAHO Regional Reference Laboratory for measles and rubella and has a mandate to genotype all measles and rubella cases.