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What does rubella IgG test in grey zone mean?

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Posted on Thu, 20 Dec 2012 in X-ray, Lab tests and Scans
Question: i had a rubella igg test and the result was grey zone. what does that mean?
Answered by Dr. Rakhi Tayal 54 minutes later
Thanks for posting your query.
Rubella IgG test in grey zone means the results are equivocal. It is not significant in pregnancy. Even if the IgG test is positive in pregnancy, it suggests that at some point of time in past, you had rubella infection.

At present, you are not having an infection. There is no need to worry.
You can have an anomaly scan of baby between 18-20 weeks.
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Dr. Rakhi Tayal.

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