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What is a titer?

What is a titer?

Dilution/concentrati: The term titer is usually used when the lab serially dilutes a specimen and tests for the presence of a substance, usually antibody. The highest dilution giving a positive results is called the tiler, e.G, if antibody is detectable at a dilution of 1:64, the specimen is said to have a titer of 64. ...Read more

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Mmr titer test how long do results take to come on?

Mmr titer test how long do results take to come on?

48 HOURS TO A WEEK: Blood is drawn and and sent to the lab.Depending on the Lab the results in most labs may be available within 48 hours.Sometimes doctor's office has to call the lab and get the results on phone But by mail it is within a week or less depending on mail time ...Read more

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What does positive myocardial ab mean with a titer of 1:40?

What does positive myocardial ab mean with a titer of 1:40?

Myocardial antibody: Presence of antibodies to myocardium is a simple but costly blood test generally felt to be significant when present in titres greater 1 in 20 reflect cardiac muscle damage commonly elevated in rheumatic fever following surgery with heart muscle and heart attack not sure what it reflects in your case and why it was ordered. ...Read more

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When is a strep. Titer considered to be abnormal, or "elevated"?

When is a strep. Titer considered to be abnormal, or "elevated"?

Varies: The results vary from laboratory to laboratory, and the results usually indicate the "normal" levels for that lab. The aso test does not predict if complications will occur following a streptococcal infection, nor do they predict the type or severity of the disease. If symptoms of rheumatic fever or glomerulonephritis are present, an elevated aso level may be used to help confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Hbsag reactive, HBsAG with titer (cmia) 2766.36 reactive . What does this mean?

Hbsag reactive, HBsAG with titer (cmia) 2766.36 reactive . What does this mean?

U have active Hep B: Infection and contagious. Follow up with ur gi. God bless u! http://www.m.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/digestive-diseases-hepatitis-b. http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/ayurvedic-herbal-formula-proven-treat-hepatitis-b. http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/condition-1241-hepatitis+b.aspx?print=true. ...Read more

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what does 1:80h titer means?

Maybe nothing: Doctors, including myself, have already answered this question for you. ...Read more

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What does speckled titer mean?

Rheumatological: There are types of appearances on electron microscope and speckled is one of them. Different rheumatological disorders may have that appearance, discuss with your doctor has to be put in context with other tests and presentation/ exam. ...Read more