Poliovirus Types 1 and 3 Immune AB - Minor
Testing for minors <16 years old
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.
Why can't you find a polio type 2 test?
Polio type 2 test. - Type 2 Polio was worldwide in 2016 with the last known case in 1999. The timing of this declaration of WPV2 eradication is also a significant step in preparation for the phased removal of oral polio vaccines (OPVs), beginning with the removal of type 2 oral polio vaccine requiring a switch from using trivalent OPV (containing all three serotypes) to bivalent OPV (containing only type 1 and 3 serotypes, but not type 2) in OPV-using countries, planned for April 2016.
Who gets this blood titer panel?
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LABCORP NO LONGER OFFERS POLIO TITERS.
MUST BE DONE AT QUEST DIAGNOSTICS.