Asked in Chickenpox
Can a varicella titer be positive then a few years later be negative?
Yes, it's possible that varicella titer is positive, and then negative. The CDC does not recommend revaccination in this case. ...
Asked in Vaccinations, Chickenpox
Will a third chickenpox vaccine improve varicella titer?
At this time, only two chickenpox vaccines are recommended in the series. A third vaccine isn't not recommended, even if the varicella titer indicates no reaction or insufficient titer levels. See related link for references. Another answer: Not all will be immune with two doses. A low titer may require a third dose....
Asked in Vaccinations, Chickenpox, Shingles (infection)
Do you need a shingles vaccine if you have a positive varicella titer?
You appear to be confused about the nature of shingles. A positive varicella titer shows that you have had chickenpox in the past, or that you have had the vaccine for chickenpox. You can't get shingles unless you've had chickenpox. If you have had chickenpox, a positive varicella titer is not protective against shingles, and you may need the vaccine. Discuss with your health care provider whether shingles vaccine makes sense for you. ...
Asked in Chickenpox
Is there a test to see if you had chickenpox or the vaccine?
Yes, you can go to your doctor and they can test your blood to see if you have the antibodies or not. The test is a varicella titer, or varicella IgG. ...
Asked in Chickenpox, German measles (rubella)
How often should you have varicella and rubella titer done?
Typically, a rubella titer is done before the first pregnancy. Chickenpox titer may be done at this time, also. Sometimes these tests are required before getting certain types of work. It is not necessary to get these tests repeated; once is enough. ...
What is other tests you take other than ppd for cna?
Typically the PPD, and titers for rubella, measles, and mumps. Sometimes titer for varicella, and sometimes hepatitis B. Sometimes a drug test. ...
Asked in Chickenpox, Mumps
What does it mean when titer results for mmr rubeola mumps and varicella are very high?
That means your body has developed antibodies in response to either an immunization or actual infection from the disease. You have been exposed and are now immune. ...
What is a negative titer for vdrl?
A negative VDRL is a negative screening test for syphilis. Contact your health care provider to find out if any follow-up testing is needed given your history and physical exam result. ...
Asked in Pregnancy Tests, Chickenpox
Is there a wait time for varicella after a PPD test?
There's no wait time for varicella vaccine after a PPD. There's a wait for PPD after varicella vaccine. ...