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Did lab test. Are the findings in normal range?

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Dr. Y V Siva Sankara Murty


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Posted on Mon, 18 Nov 2013 in General Health
Question: sal. paratyphi bh 1 /40, sal paratyphi ah 1 / 80, sal typhi h 1 /160
Answered by Dr. Y V Siva Sankara Murty 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Widal titre elevated.

Detailed Answer:

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I presume that you are having fever of a few days duration and that is the reason why these investigations are done. The Widal titre is elevated suggesting of Enteric fever also called typhoid fever. The laboratory reports should always be correlated with clinical examination findings and based on these two your doctor will start treatment. A blood culture and sensitivity will confirm the diagnosis.

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Dr Y V Siva Sankara Murty
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