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In rubella test IgG reactive is her result, is it good or bad?

In rubella test IgG reactive is her result, is it good or bad?

Likely good: IgG to rubella rises if you have had the disease or the vaccine in the past. A high IgM level would mean there is active or a recent (months) infection. If you have a protective (high) IgG rubella titer you never have to worry about getting rubella during pregnancy and that disease hurting the baby (real bad stuff). ...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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31 yrs old Primi 6 wks gestation with no significant PMH. Rubella IgG 359 & IgM - Reactive (1.97) before 10 days/IgG 347 & IgM - Reactive (1.91) today

31 yrs old Primi 6 wks gestation with no significant PMH. Rubella IgG 359 & IgM - Reactive (1.97) before 10 days/IgG 347 & IgM - Reactive (1.91) today

It could be a false-: Positive IgM since you had no symptoms of Rubella & your IgG titer did not increase. Do ask your OB-GYN. You can also ask an infectious disease specialist if it's worth getting a 3rd set of titers in a week or so. A culture for Rubella has to be sent to a specialty lab or the CDC & is very expensive.
Look at your immunization records to see if you had both an initial & booster MMR vaccine. ...Read more

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What is the meaning of IgG to rubella virus reactive?

What is the meaning of IgG to rubella virus reactive?

Rubella immune: It means you have antibodies to rubella, and are considered immune to the infection. ...Read more

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I am single. Got test of ca 125 with a result of 35.28 and got test of rubella IgG with 18.20 reactive. Is it cancer?

I am single. Got test of ca 125 with a result of 35.28 and got test of rubella IgG with 18.20 reactive. Is it cancer?

Why tested for CA125: Ca 125 is a controversial test. So it is not advised unless there is some other evidence of ovarian cancer. Your results (for whatever reason it was checked?) are still in the normal range but may provoke some anxiety now that someone made the mistake to do it in the first place. I have no idea why rubella was tested and what it means in your case. An ultrasound of the ovaries may be your best guid. ...Read more

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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?

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

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I am single 25yr with mid cycle bleeding like jel & pain in lower abdomen. Tested ca 125 result 35.28, rubella IgG with 18.20 reactive. Is it cancer?

Not likely..: First of all, your result for rubella is reactive, which means you are immune from rubella (a viral infection). Ca125 is a tumor marker but is non-specific. This means that it can be high for all kind of reasons including cancer and many benign diseases such as endometriosis and even just inflammation/infection. Cancer is less likely at your age but you should get checked out anyway. ...Read more

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My wife now is in 11th week of pregnant. Her rubella ab IgG test report is 4563.0 & reference range is non reactive < 10 and reactive >=10. Pls advice?

Protection: Igg antibody indicates that she has good protection against rubella and this is good especially for a pregnant woman. In the future, if you have questions, you should ask the doctor who ordered the test since he knows more about the specific circumstances than an outsider. ...Read more

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Plz tell whether I should go ahead with pregnancy or not Rubella IgG = 9.6 (Borderline)& IgM = 3.98 (reactive), having 9 weeks of pregnancy???

Consult your doctor: Being 9 weeks pregnant and blood test shows rubellaIGM+, reactive, . The fetal development may get affected.Rubella infection is known to cause development defects. Discuuss this with your doctor about the continuation of pregnancy. ...Read more

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Rubella Igg came out positive and Igm is non reactive. I'm 19weeks pregnant. Is it harmful for the baby.

Rubella Igg came out positive and Igm is non reactive. I'm 19weeks pregnant. Is it harmful for the baby.

No: It means you either had rubella in the past or had the vaccine. With these results, your baby is at no risk if you were exposed to a case of rubella during pregnancy. That infection is well known to cause significant damage to a fetus if mother gets it during pregnancy. ...Read more

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My rubella Igg came out positive and im 19weeks pregnant. Is this mean that I had measles in my first 3weeks of pregnancy? My igm is non reactive.

Unlikely: The IgM will eventually drop off a month or two after primary infection so absence at 19 weeks doesn't tell you much about early pregnancy. Unless you were ill with rubella during that period I would not expect it. This pair of tests are often done in pregnancy and your results is what they expect from someone who received the vaccine as a kid or had the disease before pregnancy. ...Read more

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My blood test shows that- rubella IgG result 33.7 iu/ml (interpretation-weak reactive). What does it means? I am pregnant 19 wks. Is this dangerous?

My blood test shows that- rubella IgG result 33.7 iu/ml (interpretation-weak reactive). What does it means? I am pregnant 19 wks. Is this dangerous?

See details: The igg means little by itself and often just means previous exposure. If the igm is negative you have no worries. If it is positive you may have active issues. My guess is that the igg is not important. ...Read more

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I have pregnancy of 9 weeks, TORCH test, results are as under for Rubella, IgG - 9.6 (borderline) IgM-3.98 (reactive) Is it safe to continue pregnancy

Talk to your OB: You need to talk to your OB. You should have Followup titers to see if this is an active infection. A Maternal Fetal specialist could help explain what's going on and the risks. ...Read more

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Is rubella IgG of 173.99 good or bad?

Is rubella IgG of 173.99 good or bad?

Good: It means your MMR vaccine is protecting you adaquatly against getting rubella. It's good to have high protective rubella igg antibodies. ...Read more

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If rubella igg is 37.40 is good or bad?

Explanation: Good! It means you're immune to this disease. Effective Immunization or disease in past. ...Read more

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My wife rubella IgG is 4563.0 is good or bad?

Rubella: This means that either she has been immunized to rubella (vaccination) or has had a rubella infection in the past. It's a good thing. She won't get rubella infection again. ...Read more

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What does a positive rubella IgG report means?

What does a positive rubella IgG report means?

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 immunization.To a woman it means you will not need to worry during pregnancy that your fetus will suffer the devastating effects of rubella. That virus can cause miscarriage, organ damage, blindness ; deafness if it strikes during pregnancy. ...Read more

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My wife's rubella IgG is 398.6 ; is it good or bad?

Immunity: This means she is immune to the disease and does not need to get the vaccine before she conceives. ...Read more

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My test of rubella ab IgG was possitive, is that bad?

No: It just means that you cannot get rubella again. You either had the shot or had the disease in the past. Sometimes people get the disease and there are very few symptoms. ...Read more

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Hi my rubella igg result is 0.3 is that positive or not?

Yes: That number indicates that you are immune to rubella most commonly from vaccinations as a child or a past infection. It is a good thing. ...Read more

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The result of my Rubella IGG is 0; negative. What does this mean?

The result of my Rubella IGG is 0; negative. What does this mean?

That means a person: Needs to get an MMR shot. The MMR vaccine will cause a person to form antibodies against Rubella virus and become protected against Rubella (German measles). The company that makes the vaccine stopped making the single-ingredient Rubella vaccine, so one has to take the 3-ingredient MMR vaccine. ...Read more

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My rubella ab (igg) result is positive (151.1). Is this dangerous?

No: It means that you have had rubella (german measles) in the past or have been immunized with the rubella vaccine. ...Read more

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My rubella IgG result is 101.33.Will I not be able to conssive a baby.?

Good news: In igg level of this type prior to pregnancy means you have either had it in the past or been immunized & will not be at risk of having a baby with a congenital rubella infection. The test does not tell us you can get pregnant, that depends upon a multitude of issues, but this is not one of them. ...Read more

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What is a normal level of rubella IgG for an adult who had it in childhood?

What is a normal level of rubella IgG for an adult who had it in childhood?

See below.: More than 10 international units per milliliter (IU/mL) IgG antibodies usually means that you are immune. However, the number can vary slightly from lab to lab, so you should check the lab's reference range if you are concerned. ...Read more

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Hello. My rubella igg is 416 and lgm is 0.3. Please help me what it means. Thanks a lot.

Tests, tests, tests: There are 5 different classes of antibodies that our bodies produce. The first ones are in the IgM class and only stay around for 90 days or so. The IgG antibodies can stick around for years and give long lasting immunity. So you had rubella (German Measles) or the immunization for it at least 90 days ago and that waned but you have long lasting immunity to it (elevated IgG! ...Read more

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What does the rubella ab IgG test tell you?

Past disease: A positive igg study will show that a female has a protective level of rubella antibody created by a past infection or immunization. Present or future pregnancies would not be at risk of rubella disease. ...Read more

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Is the positive rubella IgG screen result good or bad?

Neither: It means you either had rubella as a child or that you were vaccinated. ...Read more

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I have rubella IgG level 1.2, does that mean I have rubella?

I have rubella IgG level 1.2, does that mean I have rubella?

No: Rubella igg is the antibody that is formed when you have been exposed to rubella in the past. So this means that you have either had the infection, or been immunized against rubella in the past, and you are now immune to ever getting it again. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I had rubella at age 4. Should I still have positive titer of igg?

Most do: Some screening tests set a high basic level to consider you protected and there is always concern that the wrong diagnosis was made for the earlier rash producing illness. Since there is a vaccine available that will protect you and your family, many would take the vaccine to assure protection if there screening test showed poor protection. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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German Measles (Definition)

Another name for German ...Read more