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Measles (Rubeola) Antibody, IgG in Pune

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Understanding Measles (Rubeola) Antibody, IgG in Pune


What is Measles (Rubeola) Antibody, IgG in Pune?

The measles (rubeola) antibody IgG test measures the levels of measles (rubeola) antibody IgG in blood. This test is advised to diagnose measles  infection. It helps to establish whether a person has immunity to measles due to a previous infection or vaccination.

Your doctor might recommend this test if you show signs or symptoms of measles infection, in case of complications due to measles infection, to determine measles immunity and to track the spread of measles in the community in case of an outbreak. The presence of measles IgG antibodies in a person who has been vaccinated or a person who is not sick means that he/she is protected against infection. Measles can be prevented through vaccination.

Answers to Patient Concerns & Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Measles (Rubeola) Antibody, IgG in Pune


Frequently Asked Questions about Measles (Rubeola) Antibody, IgG in Pune

Q. How is the blood sample taken?

The healthcare provider takes a blood sample from the arm. The site from where the blood is to be withdrawn is cleaned with a swab of rubbing alcohol. This is then followed by inserting a small needle which has a tube attached to it for collecting blood. Once the sufficient blood for analysis is withdrawn, the needle is removed. The site is then covered with a gauze pad.

Q. Is there any risk associated with the withdrawal of blood sample procedure?

As such there is no risk but in few cases, bruising, bleeding, and infection at the puncture site can be seen. In very few cases, there can be swelling of the vein after the blood is withdrawn.

Q. What is the best way to prevent measles?

The best way to prevent measles is immunization is by using MMR vaccine. MMR stands for Measles-Mumps-Rubella. This vaccine is said to be 97% effective after two doses. The first dose in children is recommended when they are between 12 and 15 months old and the second dose between the ages of 4 - 6 years. However, this vaccination is not used in pregnant ladies, people with a weakened immune system, or a person having allergies.

Q. What is the treatment of measles?

The best treatment of measles and to speed up its recovery process and preventing complications is to drink a lot of fluids and get plenty of rest. However, if the complications occur then corresponding treatment of the particular complication is required.
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Measles (Rubeola) Antibody, IgG test price for other cities


Price inBangaloreRs. 1649
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