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Hello All,

I have the following questions regarding Immunization Records for CR-1:

1. Is a titre test by one's own physician about being immune to some of the diseases listed acceptable?

2. How do you handle the lack of any immunization records?

3. Some vaccinations like Hepatitis involve a span of several months but there is very little time between medical tests and the visa interview. Should we start the course now? Even if we do, the records from a private physician aren't acceptable anyway..

4. Does anyone have first hand experience with it? All this is very confusing to say the least..

Thanks

KoolBreez

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Here are the answers to your questions:

1 and 2. If you don't have an immunization record, then you need to get a Titre test done with your local, family doctor. This test will check if you have immunity to certain diseases (because you have had the immunization previously)

3. Hepatitis immunization is only needed for those 6months to 18 years. If there are other courses of immunization you need the panel physician will administer the first dose and then you will need to ensure all other doses are received. I had my medical last Friday and this is what was explained to me. Also the panel physician said I can finish the course of immunization in the USA.

Many people here suggest to get the titre test done, then get the immunizations that you need at your local doctor. It will be more cost effective this way - depending on your countries health care system.

Otherwise, do what I did and take the titre test to the panel physician appointment and they will give you the shots you need to pass the medical.

I hope that's has helped you.

All the best.


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If you do not have an imminization record you can start on working towards getting your immunizations done at your health clinic or at a medical doctor's office. With respect to the Hep A and Hep B shots, these are given to patients up to age 45. These shots are to be spaced out in 6 weeks to 2 month intervals. For the other shots you can have them all together on the same date. If for some reason you are going to get your vaccines today you must wait 6 weeks minimum before getting more vaccines. if for some reason you develop a cold or the flu you will not be able to get the vaccine done until the virus leave your body which can be anywhere between 2 weeks and 4 weeks. Hope this bit of info help. Be sure to have your immunization card updated and properly secure for the day of your medical appointment.


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If you do not have an imminization record you can start on working towards getting your immunizations done at your health clinic or at a medical doctor's office. With respect to the Hep A and Hep B shots, these are given to patients up to age 45. These shots are to be spaced out in 6 weeks to 2 month intervals. For the other shots you can have them all together on the same date. If for some reason you are going to get your vaccines today you must wait 6 weeks minimum before getting more vaccines. if for some reason you develop a cold or the flu you will not be able to get the vaccine done until the virus leave your body which can be anywhere between 2 weeks and 4 weeks. Hope this bit of info help. Be sure to have your immunization card updated and properly secure for the day of your medical appointment.

Hi.

This topic concerns me as well, so I'm jumping in.

What happens if I took the first shots of the Hep A and B already but the 6 weeks haven't passed before my medical appointment?

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For the United Kingdom ... my husband has no immunization records because he moved around alot.

He is now 36 ... does he need to get all of them re-done or just the ones that are required

for his age group?

From the list of vaccinations required, it looks like he only needs to get the MMR since the other ones don't fit into his age group ...

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Best thing to make appointment with Panel doctor and if you have record of anything, take it with you.

You will be told what needed at that time, every case/person has different things that need to be done.

Make an appointment and go from there. :thumbs:

Hello All,

I have the following questions regarding Immunization Records for CR-1:

1. Is a titre test by one's own physician about being immune to some of the diseases listed acceptable?

2. How do you handle the lack of any immunization records?

3. Some vaccinations like Hepatitis involve a span of several months but there is very little time between medical tests and the visa interview. Should we start the course now? Even if we do, the records from a private physician aren't acceptable anyway..

4. Does anyone have first hand experience with it? All this is very confusing to say the least..

Thanks

KoolBreez

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