Surface antigen usually appears in the serum following exposure to Hepatitis B virus and peaks shortly after onset of symptoms. It typically disappears within 1 to 3 months. Persistence of Hepatitis B surface antigen for greater than 6 months is a prognostic indicator of chronic Hepatitis B infection.
Also Known As: Hepatitis B Immunity Test, Hep B Titer
MMR Titer Immunity Test The MMR Titer Immunity test provides quantitative measurements for IgG antibodies to Measles (Rubeola), Mumps, and Rubella. This test is used to determine if a person has protective antibodies to several infectious diseases. Most people in the United States receive MMR vaccinations when they are young. However, the immunity provided by […]
The pertussis titer is a test that is used to quantitatively measure the amount of protective antibodies, namely IgG antibodies in the blood. This gives an indication of the level of protection and immunity against the bacteria.
Also Known As: Whooping Cough, Bordetella Pertussis Antibodies, IgG
This test measures the titer level of poliovirus type 1 and 3 antibodies in the blood. This gives an indication of the immune status of the patients, and whether they are immune or require a booster vaccination.
Also Known As: Poliovirus Types 1 and 3 Immune Status Antibody