Rubella Antibodies, IgG and IgM
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German measles serology.
To assess for antibodies related to rubella immunity or for presence of rubella infection.
Serum collected in a gold-, red-, or red/gray-top tube. Place separated serum into a standard transport tube within 2 hr of collection.
(Method: Chemiluminescent immunoassay)
|Negative||0.9 index or less||No significant level of detectable antibody||Less than 8 units/mL||No significant level of detectable antibody; indicative of nonimmunity|
|Indeterminate||0.91–1.09 index||Equivocal results; retest in 10–14 d||8–12 units/mL||Equivocal results; retest in 10–14 d|
|Positive||1.1 index or greater||Antibody detected; indicative of recent immunization, current or recent infection||Greater than 12 units/mL||Antibody detected; indicative of immunization, current or past infection|
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Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Rubella Antibodies, IgG and IgM." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425018/all/Rubella_Antibodies__IgG_and_IgM.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Rubella Antibodies, IgG and IgM. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425018/all/Rubella_Antibodies__IgG_and_IgM. Accessed April 20, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Rubella Antibodies, IgG and IgM. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425018/all/Rubella_Antibodies__IgG_and_IgM
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Rubella Antibodies, IgG and IgM [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 20]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425018/all/Rubella_Antibodies__IgG_and_IgM.
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