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The Widal test helps to detect typhoid (enteric) fever and paratyphoid fever, collectively known as enteric (typhoid) fever. Enteric fever is caused by the consumption of food and water contaminated by Salmonella bacteria.
When is a Widal test recommended?
TheÂ Widal testÂ is an essential test for diagnosing typhoid. Typhoid and paratyphoid fever occurs when you consume food or water, contaminated by the faeces of an acutely infected or convalescent person (recovering from disease) or a chronic, asymptomatic carrier. Typhoid (enteric) fever has a gradual onset. In the beginning, there is an increase in the feeling of fatigue along with a fever which increases with every passing day. Paratyphoid fever is similar but often less severe than typhoid (enteric) fever.
What does it measure?
The Widal test measures the titers of antibodies against the bacteria that cause enteric fever.The Widal test is an agglutination test to detect antibodies (agglutinins) in a blood sample against two antigens (O & H) of bacteria, Salmonella typhi enteric. The Widal antigens used for the tests are â€śHâ€ť and â€śOâ€ť antigens of Salmonella typhi and â€śHâ€ť antigens of S. Paratyphi.
Widal Slide Agglutination TestÂ FAQ
1. How long will the reports take?
Answer :- You will get the reports within 24 hours after the collection of the blood sample.
2. How often should I get tested for the Widal Test?
Answer :- The Widal Test is prescribed by your doctor after completing the assessment of your condition.
3. What is the type of sample required?
Answer :- This test requires a blood sample.
4. Is fasting required for an Widal Test?
Answer :- Fasting is not required for this test.
- Fill the booking form on right side with Name, Address, Mobile no.
- Blood/Urine samples will be collected from your Home address. 10-12 hrs fasting is required.
- You need to make the payment by cash to OrangeHealth when Technician comes to pick up the samples OR Pay online after confirmation of booking.
- Reports will be couriered at your residence in 3-4 working days if hardcopy is opted. We will email the reports within 48-72 hrs on your email address mentioned while booking.
- Sample pickup at home
- Online reports within 48 hours
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