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My rubella test came back positive, I was told that this is a good thing. Is this true?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
1 doctor agrees

In brief: It means...

That you are immune to rubella.

In brief: It means...

That you are immune to rubella.
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
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Dr. Patrick Ramsey
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine

In brief: YES

If your rubella igg serology (which they probably checked) was positive this indicates immunity and that is a good thing.
If you are igg negative, your should get the rubella immunization when you are no longer pregnant.

In brief: YES

If your rubella igg serology (which they probably checked) was positive this indicates immunity and that is a good thing.
If you are igg negative, your should get the rubella immunization when you are no longer pregnant.
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Kevin Fleishman
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Yes

It usually means you have a positve antibody titer to the rubella virus, suggesting you have immunity.

In brief: Yes

It usually means you have a positve antibody titer to the rubella virus, suggesting you have immunity.
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