Rubeola Antibodies, IgG


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Quest Diagnostics Test Code: 964

Rubeola, also commonly known as measles, is a viral infection that causes a mild to moderate rash and fever which lasts typically 3 weeks. The incident of rubeola has decreased with the introduction of the MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccine on the standard vaccination schedule for children. This test measures the amount of rubeola IgG antibodies in the bloodstream. IgG antibodies are responsible for providing the host with life-long immunity, however, over time, the levels of these antibodies may drop. This test assess the immune status of the patient to rubeola and the need for booster vaccination.

This test is performed in following conditions such as:

• Mild fever
• Body rash
• Runny or stuffy nose
• Red or inflamed eyes
• Aching joints
• Never been vaccinated
• Want to fall pregnant

Also Known As: Rubeola Titer


The Rubeola Antibodies, IgG test has no fasting requirements.


Specimen Collected
  • Blood
Estimated Time Taken

Turnaround time for the Rubeola Antibodies, IgG test is typically 1-3 business days.