Rubella

Last updated: Saturday, 14, August, 2010
Key InformationAppropriate Tests

In pregnancy 

Rubella antibodies (IgG and IgM).

Congenital infection

Infant: blood, urine or saliva - virus detection, culture.

Mother and infant: rubella antibodies (including IgM).

Chorionic villus sampling is occasionally used for the diagnosis of fetal infection - consult pathologist.