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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Jesurun
47 years experience Neonatology
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
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
40 years experience Pediatrics
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
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A member asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
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
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Keathley
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Immunity: Having IgG antibody to rubella indicates that you have developed immunity to the virus either through prior exposure or vaccination.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
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.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elisa Ribelles-medhus
40 years experience Internal Medicine
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
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wlodzimierz Wisniewski
29 years experience Neonatology
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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