Rubella is a viral infection otherwise known as German Measles. The virus causes a red rash and flu-like symptoms and although the virus is usually harmless, if a woman gets rubella in the first three months of her pregnancy, serious birth defects or a miscarriage may occur.
What might a low result mean?
The absence of rubella IgG antibodies indicate you are not protected against the virus.
What might a high result mean?
The presence of IgG antibodies indicates a history of past exposure to the virus or vaccination.