This article will provide you some basic info about the Rubella Virus IgG, such as why it is suggested, how it is performed, side effects, pre care and post care measures, etc.
What is Rubella Virus IgG?
Rubella Virus IgG (German Measles) are the 3 day measles in children and adults, that are cause by the Rubella virus. The IgG stays in the blood forever indicating that the person either had the illness, or had the vaccine, or is immune to the virus.
Why is Rubella Virus IgG suggested?
The Rubella Virus IgG test is suggested after the symptoms of the Rubella Virus that include the spread of rashes starting from the face and spreading all over the body.
The test is also suggested for the people who haven’t had the Rubella prevention Vaccine.
How is Rubella Virus IgG performed?
A blood test is performed to measure the Rubella Virus IgG level in the blood.
The procedure for performing the test is as follows:
- A band is wrapped around the arm so that the veins are visible.
- Blood sample is collected from the vein using an injection.
- A tests are performed on the collected sample of blood to know the presence of the Rubella Virus IgG.
What are the parameters measured in Rubella Virus IgG?
The parameters measured in the Rubella Virus IgG test is the presence of the antibodies which act against the Rubella Virus IgG in the blood. The normal range of the Rubella virus IgG is less than 7U/mL.
Preparation before performing Rubella Virus IgG:
There are no special preparations needed before performing the Rubella Virus IgG test.
Post-care after Rubella Virus IgG:
There are no post care measures as such after performing the Rubella Virus IgG test.
Sample types in Rubella Virus IgG:
The Rubella Virus IgG test may be an indication of German Measles.
Side effects/risks of Rubella Virus IgG:
There are no side effects after performing the Rubella Virus IgG test.