Varicella Titer-(Chickenpox)A titer is a blood test that determines whether you have adequate immunity to certain diseases. Titer testing for diseases such as Varicella(ChickenPox) is sometimes required by schools and healthcare institutions to ensure adequate immunity.
Who should get a Varicella Titer Test (Chickenpox test)?
The varicella titer test (chicken pox test) is recommended for anyone who may require a chickenpox vaccination and needs to verify their immunity status. Chickenpox vaccinations are necessary for teachers, childcare workers, healthcare workers, students, military personnel, international travelers, inmates and staff of correctional institutions, and adults living with children. Women who are planning to become pregnant should receive a varicella titer test.