What is a Tdap titer?
A Tdap titer is a blood test that checks for immunity (from prior vaccination or infection) to Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis (Tdap).
Who gets a Tdap titer test?
A Tdap titer test is typically ordered by healthcare workers for credentialing requirements (e.g. hospital, RepTrax, Vendormate) and students studying in healthcare programs. Additionally, some people get the Tdap titer to check immunity when they will be exposed to a pregnant woman or a new baby.
What type of Tdap titer results will I receive?
Our Tdap titer is the gold standard quantitative (i.e. a number) IgG titer test.
What does a positive Tdap titer result mean?
A positive Tdap titer generally means that you are considered immune and do not need to be revaccinated.
What type of specimen will I submit?
This Tdap Titer is a blood test.
Do I need to fast to take this test?
Fasting is not necessary.
How long does it take to get test results?
It typically takes 4 business days or less.