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What is the definition or description of: rubella titer?

Blood test. A rubella titer measures whether you are having, have had , or never had 3 day measles, or have had the vaccine. It measures antibodies in your blood to make this determination. It can be a serious disease for a fetus if the mother gets the disease during pregnancy. Read more...
Rubella antibodies. Rubella titers- blood test for rubella antibodies. In an adult or child, the presence of igg rubella antibodies means that the person likely has been exposed to the rubella virus in the past or been vaccinated and is protected against it if the level is high enough. In a newborn until 6 months of age rubella igg antibody are maternal origin. Read more...

Rubella titer test positive what's that mean?

You are immune. Once a person is immunized or had the disease, the titer (test) stays positive for life. You might be able to determine how soon before the test was done, depending upon the type of antibody test that was done. Igm usually is the marker for a recent infection. If you have a + test and had no recent symptoms (rash, fever) then i would be happy you are immune! Read more...

What does it mean if rubella titer is positive?

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...

What does it mean if it comes back on a blood test that the rubella titer was reactive?

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...
That's good. I'm assuming this is for prenatal labs. You want to be "rubella immune". That means the vaccine worked. If you didn't react, you'd be susceptible to getting it and putting the fetus at risk. Read more...

Where do I go to get a rubella titer done?

Any full service lab. Rubella titers can be obtained from any full service lab in either a clinic, hospital, or sent by your primary care doctor to whatever service they use. Simple blood test. Read more...