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Posted On : 21 Jan 2017
WHAT ARE THE CAUSES OF RAISE O TIRES IN WIDAL TEST OTHER THAN TYPHOID FEVER.
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The Widal test is not a very specific test, since patients are often exposed to other bacteria {e.g. Salmonella enteritidis, Salmonella typhimurium and some types of E. coli} in this species that induce cross-reactivity` many people have antibodies against these enteric pathogens, False-positive Widal test results have been reported for patients with nonenteric fever salmonellae infections, malaria, typhus, C. neoformans meningitis, immunological disorders, and chronic liver disease
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