What is a Tetanus titer?
A Tetanus titer is a blood test that checks for immunity (from prior vaccination or infection) to Tetanus.
Who gets a Tetanus titer test?
A Tetanus 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 Tetanus titer to check immunity before overseas travel.
What type of Tetanus titer results will I receive?
Our Tetanus titer is the gold standard quantitative (i.e. a number) IgG titer test.
What does a positive Tetanus titer result mean?
A positive Tetanus titer generally means that you are considered immune and do not need to be revaccinated.
What type of specimen will I submit?
This Tetanus 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.