Chickenpox Titer

Useful information about the Chickenpox Titer


If you need a Chickenpox Titer in the US and don't have anywhere to go, we would recommend checking out Accesa Labs.

What is the Chickenpox?

Chickenpox, also known as Varicella and Chicken Pox, is a disease caused by the Chickenpox virus. It is trasmitted by droplets spread from the respiratory tract.

What are Symptoms of Chickenpox?

Symptoms of the chickenpox typically include blisters and a flu-like syndrome. Symptoms of chickenpox are typically milder in children but the disease can greatly increase the risk of complications in older and immunicompromised adults and in pregnant women.

What is a Chickenpox Titer?

The Chickenpox Titer is a blood test that checks if your immune to Chickenpox. The Chickenpox Titer measures your antibody levels to find out whether your immune system can respond to an infection with the chickenpox. Some people have had the chickenpox and developed immunity to it that way. Other people have developed immunity through receiving the Chickenpox vaccine series when they are young and/or receive vaccine boosters as adults. As a consequence of either vaccination or prior exposure, people develop IgG antibodies to Chickenpox that provide immunity if they are exposed to the disease and can be seen in the Chickenpox Titer.

Why might I need a Chicken Pox Titer?

When someone is a healthcare worker or student working in a healthcare setting, a Chickenpox Titer is often required to prove immunity to this disease. This is in case the person is exposed to chickenpox in the healthcare setting.

What does a Chickenpox Titer report look like?

For an example of a Chickenpox Titer sample report, check out CLICK HERE.

I don't have a doctor or insurance. How can I get a Chickenpox Titer test?

A Chickenpox Titer can usually be done by your doctor or at a local clinic. If that is not an option for you, check out Accesa Labs.

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