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is presumptive test for salmonella typhi infection
which is the causative bacteria for typhoid
or enteric fever
. A rise in the titre from 80 to 160 or so on gives a clue for persistent infection. Please compare your titres from the beginning of treatment. The confirmation of enteric fever or typhoid will be isolation of salmonella typhi from blood culture
. Cause so many other infections, for example malaria
will interfere with the widal titre.
It seems to be active infection is there cause there is continuous evening rise of temperature is there. Sometimes if the immune status of the body is low, it will take time to recover from the enteric fever.
Salmonella typhi will habitat in the intestine mainly. Hence the digestive capacity will get affected. Hence you are advised to eat easily digestable foods like idly, bread, cooked vegetables. It will be helpful if you avoid non-veg and egg for some period.
Take care while having outside food. Because typhoid comes from food and water which is contaminated with faeces of an infected person. Take boiled water for some days.
Get a check of malaria which is commonly associated with typhoid. Antibiotics like co-trimoxazole or third generation cephalosporins like ceftriaxone
will help you in curing the disease.
Hope this is helpful to you