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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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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 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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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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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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My rubella IgG report shows value of 385.7 iu what does it mean iam pregnant of 27 weaks?

Rubella titer: It is probably just a titer showing you have either been exposed to rubella in the past or you have been vaccinated against rubella and are immune. Only worrisome if you had symptoms and a positive igm. ...Read more

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How come my rubella IgG is negative but i know that i had taken my rubella vaccine?

Vaccine was ineffeci: If you had the vaccine and antibodies to rubella are negative, that means the vaccine was not effective and you need to be revaccinated. ...Read more

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

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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I did rubella IgG last year&it was normal.now its 0.8 reported as low.as it has to be more than 0.9 according to the lab..what does that mean?

Immunity may be: Waning. Your IgG is a measure of how well your immune system remembers how to protect itself from infection. You have IgG because you were likely immunized as a child. In some adults, this may wane and you may need a booster. Consult with your physician. ...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