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Posted On : 18 Sep 2022
What is differential diagnosis of widal O titres more than 320 other than enteric fever and what is the incidence of false positive O titres more than 320?
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Expert Answer :
Other than enteric fever, Paratyphoid A and in the convalescence phase of Enteric fever one can have such a high titre. There is the very remote possibility of such a high titre being false positive.
Answer Discussion :
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ashok
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Typhus,Beucellosis,Leptospirosis,malaria,
False positive 15%

10 Days ago
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Farhan Saleh
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????????
14 Days ago
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sakrana sab
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We usually use Widal test for typhoid fever diagnosis , but false positive widal test occurs in case of Typhus, Malaria,chronic liver disease, some types of immunologic disorders, C-neoformans meningitis, some types of echerichia infection,
14 Days ago
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Khadija Niazi
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Ans plz
14 Days ago
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Manar Aref
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vaccination
14 Days ago




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