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What does it mean to test positive for the IgG antibody to rubella virus?

What does it mean to test positive for the IgG antibody to rubella virus?

You Are Immune: Igg is the long term antibody that protects you against bacteria and viruses. If you are IgG positive, you protected from getting a rubella infection. ...Read more

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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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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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Hi....i got report that my rubella IgG @125.00...i am worried is this is a sign of rubella virus to my baby?

Hi....i got report that my rubella IgG @125.00...i am worried is this is a sign of rubella virus to my baby?

Rubella IgG: IgG is a measure of level of antibody, which means that you have a good amount of protection to rubella. This means your baby is not at risk. ...Read more

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If doctor test for rubella virus and it comes back positive(immune) is this fanerous?

Immune status: You have been immunized with the vaccine, or exposed to the virus if you have not had the vaccination. ...Read more

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Igg positive for rubella ;igg pos fr cytomegalo virus?

Igg positive for rubella ;igg pos fr cytomegalo virus?

Immunity: This just means that there is immunity to rubella and cytomegalovirus based on passed infection. ...Read more

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I'm 10 week and i my test showed I am not immune to the rubella virus, so what should I do?

Wait it out: There are many instances where the standard screening test for rubella immunity is negative when functional immunity may still be adequate.Your OB will likely plan to give you the vaccine after you deliver to boost any immunity you have. For now, avoid people you know won't vaccinate their kids, & crowded areas or airports. Good luck. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I'm married 3 years ago but I have no pregnency bcoz I have rubella IgG 4.83, cytomegalo virus IgG 4.64?

What do you advise if I'm married 3 years ago but I have no pregnency bcoz I have rubella IgG 4.83, cytomegalo virus IgG 4.64?

Need to know IgM: A + CMV IgG antibody means past infection with CMV and that you now have antibodies to the virus. A negative CMV IgM antibody titer indicates you do not have an active CMV infection. At this point if you should get pregnant, you are at minimal risk for having a child born with congenital CMV infection. Follow CMV IgM titer for reactivation. + IgG for Rbuella = immune. No risk of reactivation ...Read more

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My friend has rubella virus. Is this contagious?

Yes: This was a common viral illness of childhood many years ago before vaccines were available.It was a relatively mild illness for kids, but produces fetal death or devastating birth defects when women get it during pregnancy.As more of the population ignores the benefit of vaccines, we will eventually see outbreaks.International travel brings in asymptomatic carriers who then infect susceptible ppl. ...Read more

Rubella Virus (Definition)

Rubella aka german measles, is an infection that primarily affects the skin and lymph nodes. It is caused by the rubella virus (not the same virus that causes measles), which is usually transmitted by droplets from the nose or throat that others breathe in. It can also pass through a pregnant woman's bloodstream to ...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