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Does positive serum rubella igg in early pregnancy cause harm to the fetus ?

my blood test report is serum rubella igg positive (53)IU/ age is 27 .is it dangrous for my baby .i m 12 weeks pregnat.plz tell me .i m so much worried
Asked On : Mon, 19 Mar 2012
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Hello there,

Normally Rubella IgG positive is indicative of a childhood rubella infection or due to immunisation with MMR vaccine(measles, mumps , rubella). IgG postive is not due to an active infection.

However, if your Rubella IgM is positive , then it is very significant. It indicates an active infection

So if only your IgG is positive , dont worry about it.For extra reassurance , talk to your gynaecologist at your next visit. Hope this helps. Have a nice day :)
Answered: Mon, 19 Mar 2012
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