An illness of newborns resulting from rubella infection in utero and characterized by symptoms from the following categories:
Presence of any defects or laboratory data consistent with congenital rubella infection (as reported by a health professional)
A case with some compatible clinical findings but not meeting the criteria for a compatible case
A case that is not laboratory confirmed and that has any two complications listed in (1) above, or one complication from (1) and one from (2)
A clinically compatible case that is laboratory confirmed
In compatible cases, either or both of the eye-related findings (cataracts and congenital glaucoma) count as a single complication.