A 28-year-old female asked:
i got tested to see if i was immune to measles mumps and rubella and results: measles and rubella reactive. mumps non reactive. what does that mean?
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Pediatrics 33 years experience
Need a booster shot: That result usually means the patient is immune to measles and to rubella, but is not immune to mumps. If she had her MMR shot before, her mumps antibodies are no longer high enough to ensure protection against mumps. She can ask her doctor about getting an MMR booster shot, which would increase her antibodies to block all 3 contagious diseases.
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Last updated Feb 11, 2015
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