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Abdomen sonography shows symptoms of typhoid fever, widal test shows positive even after 5 days. What is the reason ?

my daughter was having fever. then we do abdomen sonography . it shows some sysmpotyms of typhoid fever . then she was given medicine for thyhoid fever. fever becomes mormal after one day. then we do widal test after seven days. but still widal test show positive. thena gain widal test is done after 5 days. still it shows positive. But she does not have fever for last 15 days. what could be the reasons. ( last year she suffered from thypoid).
Asked On : Fri, 2 Nov 2012
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What was the titre?
Widal test may be positive for about 3 months even from the onset of the illness. So its not informative if you repeat it again and again.
If there is no fever, food intake and activity are back to normal, you need not worry.
Hope you have completed the full course of antibiotics.
Food and water should be in good hygiene to prevent such infections.
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