Polio Titer Test

Poliovirus Types 1 and 3 Immune Status Antibody


Test Code: 186542
Specimen Type: Blood

Description:

Polio Titer Test

The Polio Titer test is used to check for immunity to Polio.  Polio is a viral disease that affects the nervous system and can cause partial or full paralysis.  This test provides antibody levels for Poliovirus type 1 and 3.

Titer testing is advisable for anyone who is unsure if they have been vaccinated or has received vaccinations but is uncertain of their immune status.  Verification of Polio immune status is recommended for anyone traveling to countries where Polio is prevalent.

For additional immunity testing, please see our Titer Testing Category.

Turnaround time for this test is typically 5-8 business days.

Note: Result turn around times are an estimate and are not guaranteed. Our reference lab may need additional time due to weather, holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, or equipment maintenance.

Requirements:

The Polio Titer test has no special requirements. 

Categories:


Polio Titer Test

Poliovirus Types 1 and 3 Immune Status Antibody


Test Code: 94106
Specimen Type: Blood

Description:

Polio Titer Test

The Polio Titer test is used to check for immunity to Polio.  Polio is a viral disease that affects the nervous system and can cause partial or full paralysis.  This test provides antibody levels for Poliovirus type 1 and 3.

Titer testing is advisable for anyone who is unsure if they have been vaccinated or has received vaccinations but is uncertain of their immune status.  Verification of Polio immune status is recommended for anyone traveling to countries where Polio is prevalent.

For additional immunity testing, please see our Titer Testing Category.

Turnaround time for this test is typically 5-8 business days.

Note: Result turn around times are an estimate and are not guaranteed. Our reference lab may need additional time due to weather, holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, or equipment maintenance.

Requirements:

The Polio Titer test has no special requirements. 

Categories: