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Rubella in early pregnancy

I'm 9 weeks pregnant and last week I had my blood tests done. Today I just received in e-mail the results and the one for Rubella is positive. I called the doctor's office but is nobody there to help me with an answer until tomorrow....
My question is....Is there any chance to be a false positive?
I'm a little confused and very worried in the same time......What are the next steps?
Where should I go from here?

And I have another question...I also have a 10 months old daughter......During the time I was pregnant with her everything was fine...So I assume I was immune to Rubella....So how is possible to be tested positive now? If I wasn't immune how come I wasn't give a vaccine to be protected in the future pregnancy right away after I gave birth to my daughter?

Can someone help me with an answer please?
Thank you!

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Do you mean the test says you have rubella right now, or that there was a titer run that says you have been previously exposed to rubella?  If it is the latter (i.e., you got rubella sometime in your life) you are immune to rubella now.
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The results I got in e-mail look like this:

Component                Value                                Flag Low High    Unit
RUBELLA VIRUS IGG, EIA POSITIVE



I think I had Rubella when I was a kid but this was over 25 years ago.....Is it possible that because of that to be tested posive know?

I don't remember that my doctor mention anything about this with my previous pregnancy...

Thank you for your answer!



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That means you are immune to rubella.  You do not have the disease.  You can stop worrying.  Good luck with your pregnancy.
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Yep.  It is a normal result.  You are immune.  That's all.
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Thank you very much for your answers!
I really appreaciate it!
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