Is being positive for rubella antibody bad?

No. This means you are immune to rubella most people received a vaccine in childhood. This is why you are immune to rubella. Very few people actually get rubella these days.
Not at all. While this is a mild disease for most, if you get it while you carry a baby it attacks the fetus.It can cause miscarriage, deafness, blindness & major organ damage. It was the ZIKA of the 20th century. If you are positive that means you cannot get it or place any unimmunized pregnant lady at risk. As long as there is international air travel, it can bring rubella to your neighborhood overnight.

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Is a positive test for rubella antibody bad?

No,indicates imunit. A positive test for rubella immunity indicates your body has been exposed to wild rubella or the rubella vaccine & developed protective antibodies to it. If you are female, it means you will not pass rubella to your fetus if u are exposed to the illness during pregnancy & get the disease. Read more...

Is a positive for rubella antibody to be positive but you still get it?

Rubella antibodies. Ob's routinely screen for issues that may cause problems for your pregnancies. German measles ( rubella) is a brief illness that is known to cause miscarriage, fetal damage ( deafness, blindness, major organ damage). Ob's want to know if you (& baby) are at risk of this problem so they can plan accordingly. If you have antibody it means you and baby are not at risk. Read more...

Is rubella antibody good or bad?

Depends. A positive test for rubella immunity indicates your body has been exposed to wild rubella or the rubella vaccine ; developed protective antibodies to it. If you are female, it means you will not pass rubella to your fetus if u are exposed to the illness during pregnancy and get the disease.A separate igm test can be positive and show you have had rubella or the vaccine recently.Bad if pregnant. Read more...

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...

If my rubella antibody titers were low during prenatal screening would they have told me?

I would ask. Generally it's part of routine screening rubeola isn't. Read more...
Yes, however. The best way to find out is to call your doctor and ask. If you have had a regular immunization schedule, you should be immune.The CDC has recently changed guidelines for immunization with MMR due to resurgence of the disease due to a significant number of unvaccinated persons in the US population. You can review those guidelines by going to www.CDC.gov. Read more...