Paratyphoid fever

What is Paratyphoid fever?

An acute infectious disease with symptoms and lesions resembling those of typhoid fever, although milder in character; associated with the presence of the paratyphoid organism of which at least three varieties (types A, B, and C) have been described.

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Hi Doctor, I am having occasional and very mild fever (max 99 degree F) from last one week.The fever comes with mild chills,nausea and cold...

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You are suffering from paratyphoid fever.

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You are suffering from...

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hi doctor my 5 year old niece has been diagnosed with typhoid . Is is something very...

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Thanks for posting you query.

Absolutely there is no reason to worry.

Typhoid most commonly occurs due to infection with salmonella typhi...

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I have a lab result that show the following result:
Test name 'O'. H. Ref values
Salmonella Typhi. Salmonella paratyphi A. Salmonella...

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Hello and welcome to HCM,

The test mentioned by you is Widal test.
Widal test is done to detect Salmonella infection or typhoid infection.

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