What is a Rubella Antibody IgG test?
The rubella IgG virus test is also known as a 3-day measles test and is done to determine the presence of rubella antibodies and detect a recent or past rubella infection. Rubella is a viral infection caused by the rubella virus and can be spread very easily through close contact and even the air.
When is the Rubella Antibody IgG test recommended?
It is recommended:As a screening test in pregnancy.If symptoms of rubella such as fever and rashes appear.In the case of newborn babies showing abnormal signs of development or birth defects.To detect recent or past rubella infection.The other symptoms which are seen in the rubella virus infection apart from the enlarged lymph nodes include red eyes, runny nose, and pain in the joints.
What does it measure?
The Rubella Antibody IgG test:Analyses the presence of antibodies produced by the body’s immune system against the rubella virus. The infection is confirmed by doing a laboratory test. The rubella virus causes an infection in the body in which there is a fever and rash for 2–3 days. This infection can be easily spread to another person (contagious) but can be prevented with a vaccine.In the case of pregnant women, the infection occurs in the first three months of pregnancy. The fetus might be affected, being most vulnerable to the virus during this time. In such cases, it can be a miscarriage, stillbirth, or congenital rubella syndrome (CRS). The CRS comprises serious birth defects that will cause permanent harm to the child, such as intellectual and developmental disabilities, cloudiness of the lens of the eyes, deafness, an abnormally small head, heart defects, and liver problems.
How long will the reports take?
You will get the reports within 48 hours after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the Rubella Antibody IgG test in Mumbai?
The cost of the Rubella Antibody IgG test in Mumbai is Rs. 1000.
How often should I get tested for the Rubella Antibody IgG test?
The Rubella Antibody IgG test is prescribed by your doctor after completing the assessment of your conditions.
What are the normal values of the Rubella Antibody IgG test?
Positive / Negative
What is the type of sample required?
This test requires a blood sample.
What time should I get the test done?
This test can be taken at any time during the day.
Is fasting required for a Rubella Antibody IgG test?
Fasting is not required for this test.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for a Rubella Antibody IgG test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book a Rubella Antibody IgG test in Mumbai?
Log into www.orangehealth.in and submit your details. Our highly trained, professional, and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep within 60 minutes or at the time booked by you.
Why should I book a Rubella Antibody IgG test with Orange Health Labs in Mumbai?
Orange Health Labs is the fastest diagnostic lab. With us, you can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Mumbai. Our trained, professional, and vaccinated e Medic will be at your doorstep at the time selected by you. Your sample is safely transported at the optimal temperature to our NABL accredited and ICMR approved lab. The results will be delivered to you faster too!