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What does a positive rubella test mean

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
You R protected: A positive rubella titer means your body has developed a protective level of antibodies to the rubella virus. You either had rubella or had an immuniz... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Jesurun
Neonatology 48 years experience
You are immune: Once a person is immunized or had the disease, the titer (test) stays positive for life. You might be able to determine how soon before the test was ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Good: Pregnant mothers at the onset of pregnancy are tested for several things. One of them is to be sure you have had rubella or the vaccine.Test positive ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
No: Igg is for long term immunity, she is immune, her vaccine has worked. I guess it's possible she was recently infected, about 4 weeks ago, and is stil... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
No,indicates imunit: A positive test for rubella immunity indicates your body has been exposed to wild rubella or the rubella vaccine & developed protective antibodies to ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
You R protected: A positive rubella titer means your body has developed a protective level of antibodies to the rubella virus. You either had rubella or had an immuniz... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Keathley
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Immunity: Having IgG antibody to rubella indicates that you have developed immunity to the virus either through prior exposure or vaccination.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology 28 years experience
Vaccination.: A rubella IgG antibody would mean that you received the MMR vaccine, and that you produced IgG antibody to it, ensuring long term immunity.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elisa Ribelles-medhus
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
No you're fine: As long as you weren't pregnant at the time of immunization, and it sounds like you weren't, the baby will be fine. The antibodies just show that the ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wlodzimierz Wisniewski
Neonatology 30 years experience
No immunity: If you talking about rubella antibody test, it means you did not have rubella, you did not have vaccine for rubella, or if you had any of above mentio... Read More

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