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What is rubella IgG antibody? It's on the standard blood tests panel for pregnancy.

What is rubella IgG antibody?  It's on the standard blood tests panel for pregnancy.

Infection response: Rubella, or any, igg antibody, is your body's response to exposure to an infection, such as a bacteria or virus (antigen). A positive result means you have immunity and do not need a booster. ...Read more

Dr. Peter Bernstein
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Rubella (Definition)

Rubella is generally a benign communicable exanthematous disease. The major complication of rubella is its teratogenic effects when pregnant women contract the disease, especially in the early weeks of gestation. Because of the successful immunization program in the US since 1969, rubella infection and congenital rubella syndrome ...Read more


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Rubella IgG antibody is +ve; will it be any problem to conceive?

No: Rubella, or any, igg antibody, is your body's response to exposure to an infection, such as a bacteria or virus (antigen). A positive result means you have immunity and do not need a booster. ...Read more

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I went for blood tests and had rubella IgG antibody positive. What does it mean?

I went for blood tests and had rubella IgG antibody positive. What does it mean?

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. ...Read more

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Hi Dr. My wife is about 10 weeks pregnent, her test result of Rubella IgG antibody is 16.8 IU/ml. Please tell me that what it shows?

Hi Dr. My wife is about 10 weeks pregnent, her test result of Rubella IgG antibody is 16.8 IU/ml. Please tell me that what it shows?

Depends on lab: You need to ask your OB. It depends on the primal ranges in the lab. It sounds like she has antibodies to rubella, which means she is immune. That is a good thing. ...Read more

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What is rubella IgG antibody? It's on the standard blood tests panel for pregnancy.

Infection response: Rubella, or any, igg antibody, is your body's response to exposure to an infection, such as a bacteria or virus (antigen). A positive result means you have immunity and do not need a booster. ...Read more

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Rubella IgG antibodies serum by cmia positive 74.9, can you tell me what does this mean?

CMIA: Stands for chemoluminescent microparticle immunoassay. This is the way the a specific rubella antibody test is done. This is a typical test done in pregnant women to make sure they are immune to rubella. This particular test result is positive, which means you are immune to rubella, which means the shot you received for rubella worked. This is important because rubella can harm the fetus. ...Read more

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In 14th week of pregnancy rubella IgG antibodies is 52.10 . Is normal or needs some attention? My baby is affected or not?

In 14th week of pregnancy rubella IgG antibodies is 52.10 . Is normal or needs some attention? My baby is affected or not?

Rubella IGG: This is good news. It means that you had rubella, aka german measles, in the past and are now immune to it and so cannot fall sick with it during your pregnancy. This is important since getting rubella while pregnant is dangerous for the growing baby. Best wishes for a very healthy baby. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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German Measles (Definition)

German measles, also called rubella, is a viral infection that often causes a rash spreading from the face to the rest of the body, as well as fever, headache, and runny nose. Infection during pregnancy can cause severe birth defects or ...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