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ID:734 Rubella IgM
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DescriptionRubella, or German measles, is a mild infectious disease with an incubation period of 14-21 days. Patients can infect other people from one week before the onset of rash until four days afterwards. Maternal rubella infection in the first eight to ten weeks of pregnancy results in foetal damage in up to 90% of infants. Multiple defects are common, and are collectively known as Congenital Rubella Syndrome. A vaccine against rubella exists and is given as part of the triple MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccine
Additional Info
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna


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IP Acute TAT7 days
IP Routine TAT7 days
GP Acute TAT7 days
GP Routine TAT7 days
Turnround CommentResults may be available considerably earlier than stated turnaround time.
Originally edited by : D Bennett. Last edited on 04/07/2017 11:08:31. Published By K Roberts on 04/07/2016 11:08:31.