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Jen
4th January 2006, 06:01 PM
Do any of you do a titer test for vaccinations, or do you follow a regular vaccination schedule?

judy
28th February 2006, 10:05 AM
What is a titer test?

Jen
28th February 2006, 03:47 PM
Titering is a blood test that measures the current levels of prior vaccinations maintained since the shots were last given--if the levels are adequate, it may replace the need for annual vaccinations against some diseases.

judy
28th February 2006, 04:17 PM
thanks. theoretically, could a dog have a possibly adequate titer level who had never been vaccinated but was exposed to the disease in the environment and resisted the disease?

Jen
28th February 2006, 04:22 PM
Good question, for a vet, but I suppose it could be possible...

rory
28th February 2006, 04:28 PM
thanks. theoretically, could a dog have a possibly adequate titer level who had never been vaccinated but was exposed to the disease in the environment and resisted the disease?


Yes.