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Exhaustion, fever at night, tests showed salmonella typhi "o" count, AH and BH negative. Does it mean typhoid?

Dear Doctor, my Salonella typhi o count is 1.160, salmonella typhi h is 1.80 and salmonella typhi AH is negative and salmonella typhi BH is negative aswell. As per the report of the typhoid test done these are the remarks made by the lab. I m feeling exhausted and had fever at night for the last 5 days. However at the moment I am not suffering from loss of appetite , diarrhea and fever(in the day time). Could you please tell me whether it is typhoid or not. Thank You and warm regards, Darshana.
Asked On : Tue, 16 Oct 2012
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good morning, with the complaints of fever for 5 days and with exhaustion and with reports of 1:160 titres , we can label it as typhoid, but for confirmation the repeat titres of WIDAL should increase by 3 to 4 fold values after which we can tell it for sure, but till then its better to start the treatment, but i suggest u to get a blood culture done along with complete blood count to know ur plate let status to rule out the possibilities of dengue fever, for further needs and guidance , contact ur primary doctor.
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