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Typhoid Screen

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  • c-reactive protein crp (quantitative)
    • typhidot - igm
      • complete blood count (cbc)
        • rbc count
        • differential leucocytic count (dlc)
        • total leucocyte count (tlc)
        • platelet count
        • pcv
        • mch
        • mchc
        • mcv
        • hemoglobin
        • neutrophils
        • lymphocytes
        • absolute leucocyte count
        • eosinophils

      Package Description

      Sample type: BLOOD
      Gender: Both
      Age group: All age group
      Typhoid fever, which is also known as typhoid, is a disease caused by Salmonella Typhi bacteria. The infection is most often passed on through contaminated food and drinking water. Symptoms may vary from mild to severe, and usually begin 6 to 30 days after exposure. The symptoms of typhoid include: Weakness, stomach pain, headache, diarrhoea or constipation, cough, loss of appetite and some people with typhoid fever develop a rash of flat, rose-coloured spots. The test is used for diagnosis and treatment of the typhoid fever or follow-up after the diagnosis and monitor the recovery of the person.

      Frequently asked questions

      Typhoid usually last between 7 to 14 days, but can be as short as 3 days, or as long as 30 days. If untreated, the illness usually lasts for 3 to 4 weeks, but may be a little longer in a small number of people. Symptoms of typhoid may vary from mild to severe and life-threatening.
      Yes, but it may not be recommended for routine use. The vaccine is given to people: who work in jobs or places that put them at a close risk for infection, who travel to countries where typhoid is common, who have a family member who is ill with typhoid.
      The antibiotic therapy is the only effective way of treating of typhoid fever. And a doctor will prescribe a required antibiotics and dose.
      People who have received treatment with antibiotics, typhoid fever symptoms improve within 2 to 4 weeks. The symptoms may return or develop antibiotic resistance if treatment is not followed correctly.
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