Measles Virus IgM
- Blood test to diagnose measles by detection of measles IgM and IgG.
- Not reliable until 5 days following onset of suspected measles rash.
- Measles can be diagnosed from onset of rash by PCR of oral/throat swab.
Erythematous maculopapular rash
Coryza / runny nose
Infectious from 4d before until 4d after onset of rash
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Last updated: 10/07/2018