Widal Test (Slide Test / Tube Method) / Typhoid Test- Serum

Widal Test (Slide Test / Tube Method) / Typhoid Test- Serum

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Widal Test (Slide Test) - Serum is a serological method to diagnose Typhoid fever

This Test Includes

S. TYPHI O ANTIBODY TITRE

S. PARATYPHI AH ANTIBODY TITRE

S. TYPHI H ANTIBODY TITRE

S. PARATYPHI BH ANTIBODY TITRE

Test Instructions

Total parameters available: 4

Parameter Names:

  • S. TYPHI O ANTIBODY TITRE
  • S. TYPHI H ANTIBODY TITRE
  • S. PARATYPHI AH ANTIBODY TITRE
  • S. PARATYPHI BH ANTIBODY TITRE

Test Instructions/Precautions:

  • Alcohol: Please abstain from alcohol before the test
  • Medication :Any pre-existing medication should only be stopped after consultation with the referring Physician

Reports

Soft Copy (Portal/Email) : If the sample is collected before 12 noon then the report will get delivered as per Reporting Time / Maximum TAT (Turn Around Time) indicated with the test. For samples collected after 12 Noon, 12 hours may be added to the Report Turn Around TimeHard Copy : Delivered at home upon request. A small convenience fee may apply.

Why it is Done

The Typhoid Screening/ Widal Test is a used to identify, diagnose & monitor of fever and other salmonella infections. This is conducted to detect antibodies against the infection.

What is this test

The Widal Test is one method that may be used to help make a presumptive diagnosis of enteric fever, also known as typhoid fever.