Rubella

Key Information

Appropriate Tests

In pregnancy

Rubella Ab (IgG and IgM).

Rubella NAA.

Congenital infection

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

Mother and infant: Rubella Ab (including IgM).

Rubella NAA.

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