Test BackgroundDetection of IgG antibodies to rubella virus.
Included in the routine antenatal screen.
Clinical Indications Confirmation of immune status to rubella due to past infection or vaccination (in pregnancy) or in health-workers in close contact with expectant mothers.
|Antibody levels below 10 IU/mL may be insufficient to provide protection from clinical illness upon exposure to rubella virus.|
Sample Required RST (rust top)
Sample Volume 5 mL
Turnaround Time 3 days