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German measles is also known as Rubella. 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
German measles: This is a test to look for antibodies to rubella (also known as german measles). The presence of igm means that a person recently had the virus, while a positive igg test means a person had an infection in the more distant past and has most likely developed immunity to the virus. This is a common blood test for pregnant women since rubella can be dangerous to an unborn child. ...Read more
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
My test result
rubella IgG 150.5 iu /ml
rubella IgM negative (0.138)
toxo IgG 10 .2
toxo IgM negative(0.132)
what does this meam?
No active infection: Igg antibody levels indicate an immunity resulting from past exposure to an infectious agent such as virus or bacteria. You are immune to rubella and have antibodies against toxoplasmosis. Igm antibodies are produced during the acute stage of infection as these antibodies have multiple facets to fight infections. Igm antibodies being negative indicates that you do not have an active infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm planning to conceive but my rubella IgM is positive with 1.79. What does that mean and is there treatment?
Don't conceive now: Do not conceive now. Positve igm means you have an acute exposure to rubella. If you are conceived now- your baby is at risk to have problem with growth and development as rubella is teratogenic to fetus. Rubella is a virus infection- it takes time until the infection is clearing up. Follow up with your doctor and have follow up on the rubella titer. You can try to conceive when the igm is negativ. ...Read more
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
No: That titer is consistent with old infection, not active infection. There is no issue. ...Read more
My rubella IgM >400 and IgG negative 0.13. But i didn't have any symptom. Is it a problem to get vaccinated again since im planning pregnancy.
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