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Variant of titer.


(ˈtaɪtə; ˈtiː-) or


1. (Chemistry)
a. the concentration of a solution as determined by titration
b. the minimum quantity of a solution required to complete a reaction in a titration
2. (Medicine) the quantity of antibody present in an organism
[C19: from French titre proportion of gold or silver in an alloy, from Old French title title]


(ˈtaɪ tər)

Chiefly Brit. titer.
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Noun1.titre - the concentration of a solution as determined by titration
concentration - the strength of a solution; number of molecules of a substance in a given volume
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The goal of this study was to determine virus neutralization titers of 17 Humboldt penguin hens and their subsequent eggs, chicks, or both following vaccination with a killed West Nile vaccine.
In case of H9N2 virus vaccines, on day 21 post vaccination, the GM HI titers of chicks in group A, B, C, D and E were recorded as 27.
4) Ideally it is recommended that the titers be done in both the acute and the convalescent phase, 14 to 28 days later with a positive result defined as a two-fold or more rise in the titer.
The immunosupression was evident by the lower humoral immune response to NDV vaccine detected by HI antibody titers.
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Antibody titers were quantified by using 2 ELISA kits: QUANTA Lite[TM] h-tTG IgA (human erythrocyte tTG-IgA based) and Gliadin II (DGP-IgA based) from INOVA Diagnostics, Inc.
Serum antibody titers were measured by hemagglutination inhibition (HI) by using chicken erythrocytes, following standard procedures (7).
Crouch of the State University of New York at Stony Brook and her colleagues recommend that antibody titers should be tested before revaccinating adopted children who have documentation of vaccines that were given in their countries of origin.
The investigators suggested that the lower percentage of positive hepatitis B titers in children from Korea may be due to the manufacturing, storage, of administration of vaccine, but it is also plausible that Korean children have poorer responses to the vaccine.
B henselae titers were obtained, and the patient was discharged home after a 23-hour stay.
Antibody titers against pneumococcal vaccine were measured at the Department of Immunology, Institute of Child Health (London, UK).