Is persistent cold and cough indicative of typhoid as per the attached reports?
Widal tests are accurate only after 5 days fever.
I have gone through your query and attached report. Widal test is accurate after 5 to 7 days of fever. With titers of 1:80 we cannot confirm an acute typhoid infection. We could wait for another 4 days and repeat the test to see if there is a four fold rise in levels to more than 1:160 we can confirm it as typhoid. I guess your doctor to be on safer side has started treatment for typhoid.
Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.
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