This titer panel checks for immunity to Tdap / DTaP.
This test checks for the presence of Antibodies to Tdap, or Tetanus Diphtheria & Pertussis, in your blood.
This panel checks your immunity to Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis. These are the components of the Tdap and DTaP vaccines.
The Tetanus & Diphtheria Titer is useful for determining whether you have protective antibodies to tetanus and diphtheria. These antibodies are usually generated from prior vaccination. The Pertussis Titer checks for IgG antibodies to Bordetella pertussis. Following successful vaccination, IgG antibodies can be demonstrated in all people except for infants.
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