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Please help if i can go ahead with my pregnancy rubella antibody IgM 1.33 equivocal rubella avidity IgG 71.90% high rubella antibody IgG 34.4 reactive?

Please help if i can go ahead with my pregnancy
rubella antibody IgM 1.33 equivocal
rubella avidity IgG 71.90% high
rubella antibody IgG 34.4 reactive?

Rubella: Rubella, also known as the german measles, is an infection in which there is a rash on the skin. You are immunized against rubella with the positive igg. The igm should be repeated and you can ask for a nasal or throat swab sent for culture. Ask your ob! did you/do you have a rash or symptoms? ...Read more

Dr. Peter Bernstein
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Rubella (Definition)

An infectious disease caused by a virus. It is also known as German measles or three-day measles. Symptoms include an initial flu-like illness followed by a rash on the face that spreads to the trunk and limbs. An ...Read more


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My rubella antibodies test report says IgG is 8.87 & IgM is 0.92 , should I need to concern with any doctors'? Can anybody help me hare?

Rubella: What are the norms for those tests in your laboratory? If you are immune to rubella (not susceptible any more), the test level breakdown usually states so. ...Read more

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Does a women having high rubella igg n negative igm antibodies give birth an abnormal child?

Does a women having high rubella igg n negative igm antibodies give birth an abnormal child?

Rubella IgG: means previous exposure, IgM denotes recent infection, yes you can have a normal child if you have IgG to rubella, means immunity to the disease, your best bet for having normal pregnancy and a healthy baby is good prenatal care, good luck ...Read more

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Is a positive test for rubella antibody bad?

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 it. If you are female, it means you will not pass rubella to your fetus if u are exposed to the illness during pregnancy & get the disease. ...Read more

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Is rubella antibody good or bad?

Is rubella antibody good or bad?

Depends: A positive test for rubella immunity indicates your body has been exposed to wild rubella or the rubella vaccine ; developed protective antibodies to it. If you are female, it means you will not pass rubella to your fetus if u are exposed to the illness during pregnancy and get the disease.A separate igm test can be positive and show you have had rubella or the vaccine recently.Bad if pregnant. ...Read more

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Is being positive for rubella antibody bad?

No: This means you are immune to rubella most people received a vaccine in childhood. This is why you are immune to rubella. Very few people actually get rubella these days. ...Read more

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My rubella antibody is 62.1 iu/ml what does it mean im pregnant?

Rubella: It means that you immunized against rubella and you wont have a problem with rubella during your oregnancy. ...Read more

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Is a positive for rubella antibody to be positive but you still get it?

Is a positive for rubella antibody to be positive but you still get it?

Rubella antibodies: Ob's routinely screen for issues that may cause problems for your pregnancies. German measles ( rubella) is a brief illness that is known to cause miscarriage, fetal damage ( deafness, blindness, major organ damage). Ob's want to know if you (& baby) are at risk of this problem so they can plan accordingly. If you have antibody it means you and baby are not at risk. ...Read more

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I have blood test for rubella antibody IgG serum and results is 47.60 what does this means?

I have blood test for rubella antibody IgG serum and results is 47.60 what does this means?

Rubella: If this number represents IU/mL, then you are immune. More than 10 international units per milliliter (IU/mL) of IgG antibodies, shows that you have had the disease or that you were properly immunized. Of you have any questions, consult your doctor. ...Read more

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If my rubella antibody titers were low during prenatal screening would they have told me?

If my rubella antibody titers were low during prenatal screening would they have told me?

Yes, however: The best way to find out is to call your doctor and ask. If you have had a regular immunization schedule, you should be immune.The CDC has recently changed guidelines for immunization with MMR due to resurgence of the disease due to a significant number of unvaccinated persons in the US population. You can review those guidelines by going to www.CDC.gov. ...Read more

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Can rubella IgM be positive in early pregnancy?

Should not: IgM (immunoglobulin M) is a class of antibodies that are produced in the early phase of an acute infection. Later antibodies of the IgG class are formed. Past infection or vaccination leads to positive IgG antiboies. If IgM antibodies are positive, the test should be first repeated to ensure it is not false positive. If it is truly positive it suggests acute infection with Rubella. ...Read more

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Could rubella IgM be positive in early pregnancy?

Only if Infected: Rubella IgM indicates recent infection. Rubella IgG indicates old infection. If your IgM is elvated you need to discuss this with your OB/GYN ASAP. ...Read more

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I am pregnant in 5 /6 week and my rubella test igm is 1.31 ( grey zone ) .the baby will be normal and healthy ??

I am pregnant in 5 /6 week and my rubella test igm is 1.31 ( grey zone ) .the baby will be normal and healthy ??

Chances are: greatest that you have had Rubella although the 'Grey Zone" my represent distant infection/Vaccination. DID YOU HAVE A MMR VACCINE whewn you were a Baby. This was generally available i n Lebanon. In any case try to avoid people with rashes/fever and i a few weeks more the Rubella anxiety will be over! NOTE that after your child is born you should receive a BOOSTER MMR!!!!!! Hope this helps! Dr ...Read more

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What do you advise if I am planning to conceive but my rubella IgM is positive with 1.79.What does that mean and what's cure for this?

Ask your doctor: Rubella (German measles) IGM positivity means that you had contracted rubella recently. For this to happen, I believe that you did not have appropriate MMR immunizations, when you are a child? Or did you recently receive the 1st dose of MMR vaccine? if you did, it may explain it. At any rate, rubella infection during maternal pregnancy is a problematic. Ask your doctor when you can be pregnant. ...Read more

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I had done test for rubella igG and igM both and test results show 0.13 OD ratio for igG and 0.25 OD ratio for igM. what does this mean?

I had done test for rubella igG and igM both and test results show 0.13 OD ratio for igG and 0.25 OD ratio for igM. what does this mean?

Interpreting titers: Ask your lab about the interpretation of these ratios. The results are generally reported in titers that are either positive or negative. Positive results mean you either have measles, IgM or had then in the past IgG. If they are both negative you require a measles immunization. Ask your lab for their interpretation. ...Read more

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I'm pregnant with 4 weeks my husband caught rubella. So i did my rubella tests my IgG is 18.2 (+) and IgM is 0.96 so is that result safe for my baby?

I'm pregnant with 4 weeks my husband caught rubella. So i did my rubella tests my IgG is 18.2 (+) and IgM is 0.96 so is that result safe for my baby?

Yes: In general, a + rubella igg means you are immune and the baby is safe. That said, your husband should be extremely careful about maintaining goo hand hygiene and avoiding unnecessary contact until his infection is resolved. ...Read more

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Im 11wks pregnant. My Rubella Igg - 183 IGM - 0.88. Another test after 4 weeks Igg 335 IGM 0.45. Is my baby safe? What does increase in IGG means?Help

Im 11wks pregnant. My Rubella Igg - 183 IGM - 0.88. Another test after 4 weeks Igg 335 IGM 0.45. Is my baby safe? What does increase in IGG means?Help

Rubella IgG: means previous exposure, IgM > 1.1 denotes recent infection, which isn't your case, and your IgG titers are good. Yes you can have a normal child if you have IgG to rubella, means immunity to the disease, your best bet for having normal pregnancy and a healthy baby is good prenatal care, good luck ...Read more

Dr. Gregory Lanza
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Immunoglobulin M (Definition)

There are 5 classes of immune proteins: igg, iga, igm, ige and igd. Igm fights infection. If you produce too little then infections may occur and you have hypogammaglobulinemia. If you have too much you ...Read more


Antibody (Definition)

An antibody is a protein the body's immune system makes to identify potentially harmful substances in the body. Antibodies attach to the substance on a molecular level and mark it so the immune ...Read more