question about chicken pox shot?

  1. i just received an email stating i need a varicella titer, even though i had chicken poxs. does anyone know where i could get this shot at for cheap? the place i went to today is charging almost 200 dollars!
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  3. by   Jolie
    You may not need the vaccine. A titer is a blood test which shows if you have immunity to the disease in question. If your titer is acceptable, no shot is needed. Check with your local health department or school health service to see if they offer low cost testing and/or vaccination.