Typhoid mary

What is Typhoid mary?

Mary Mallon better known as Typhoid Mary, was the first person in the United States identified as an asymptomatic carrier of the pathogen associated with typhoid fever.

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While in the Marines stationed in Africa in 2007 I started feeling sick(weak, abdominal pain, tongue pain/changes, joint pain). When I got back to...

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Hello and thanks for the query,

Your question is a good one. Regarding the typhoid - it is actually possible to be a carrier of this bacteria -...

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On 13th July '11 I started with fever (101 deg). On 15th July, my doctor recommended me to get Typhoid tested. 15th July evening typhoid igm...

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Thanks for your query.

Your Typhoid IgM will be positive for atleast 3 months. IgM is an antibody which is formed in response to...

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my mother aged 48 years is having an extreme low haemoglobin ranging frm 3-5.5 as it rises max upto 6 by blood tranfusion..she is suffering this...

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You should investigate properly for the cause of low hb. She may have some internal bleedig or blood loss from hidden site or may be some other...

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