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Question :
Posted On : 30 Jan 2020
In cases of malaria and dengue Widal test is falsely positive due to amnestic reaction. I want to know can O titres rise above 1, 160 by amnestic reaction?? As far as I know, H titres rise show past infection H titre can rise in amnestic reaction. Please clarify?
Expert Answer :
Usually, O titres rise this high only with enteric fever. It is usually H titer that has an amnestic reaction.
Answer Discussion :
samrina yasmin
no idea
4 years ago

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