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Question :
Posted On : 15 Oct 2023
How typhoid carriers are diagnosed, what are the symptoms and how should they be treated?
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Expert Answer :
On the basis of stool cultures and if they show salmonella typhi in spite of treatment of fever. They are asymptomatic. They should be treated with antibiotics with a sensitive drug for 2-3 weeks.
Answer Discussion :
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Shadi Noorizadeh
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stool culture, urine culture
without symptoms
antibiotic therapy like fluoroquinolons and cholecystectomy if needed

9 months ago
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Hadiza Abdullahi
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Serology antigen antibody reaction, stool culture
9 months ago
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OgahTimothy ejuorulim
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stool culture, serological antibody-antigen agglutination test.
headache, nausea, burging, blotting, weakness of the body
antibiotics like cephasporins etc

9 months ago
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OgahTimothy ejuorulim
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serological antibody-antigen reaction, stool culture
9 months ago
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OgahTimothy ejuorulim
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serological antibody-antigen reaction
9 months ago




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