Rubella is a small spherical enveloped RNA virus belonging to Togaviridae family. Most commonly known as the German or 3-day measles, the Rubella virus is spread through droplet infection resulting in mild contagious rash in children or young adults. In childhood, the infection is self-limited, benign disease characterized by low-grade fever, headache, lymphadenopathy, arthralgia, and conjunctivitis.
The Biorex Diagnostics Rubella kits are intended for the qualitative detection of IgG and IgM antibodies to Rubella in human serum and plasma. The kits are intended as an aid in the diagnosis of possible rubella infection.