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Baby got typhoid test done. Is it positive?

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This is regarding my child.she is 2.3 yrs.She has been diagoned Typhoid.S typhi O is 1:80 and S Typhi H is 1:160.Requset you to advise on the same
Posted Wed, 9 Jan 2013 in Child Health
Answered by Dr. Hema Yadav 28 minutes later
Thanks for posting your query.
The widal test is indicative of typhoid ( salmonella ) infection however it's not strongly positive . Kindly do mention some details for me to be able to guide you in the best possible manner.
1. What are her symptoms ( onset duration and progress of the same)?
2. What are the medications started ?
3. Any other significant or positive investigations done recently.
Kindly respond as soon as feasible .
Awaiting your reply .
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