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My 10 Years Old Son’s Vidal Test Salmonella Typhi O(TO).

Posted on Sat, 23 Jul 2022
Question: My 10 years old son’s Vidal test
Salmonella typhi
O(TO). 1:80

H(TH). 1:80
Salmonella para typhi is non reactive

Is it signs of typhoid . He has mild fever of 99.4
Follow up: Dr. Arun (1 hour later)
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Answered by Dr. Arun (7 hours later)
Brief Answer:
May not be typhoid

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for writing to us.
Usually typhoid is diagnosed by blood culture . Widal test may not be fully reliable . Only if more than 160 we take it as significant. In your sons case it may not be typhoid . Continue medicines and paracetamol as prescribed by your doctor .
If fever persist get blood culture to confirm typhoid .
Dr Arun
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Dr. Arun

Pediatrician, Pulmonology

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My 10 Years Old Son’s Vidal Test Salmonella Typhi O(TO).

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