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Salmonella Typhi IgM

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4.5
NABL, ISO
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Overview
Interpreting Results

Overview of S Typhi IgM

What is S Typhi IgM?

Typhoid fever also called enteric fever is caused by bacterium Salmonella Typhi and is usually transmitted through foods and drinks contaminated with faecal matter.You should get this test done if you have symptoms which suggest typhoid fever like fever, abdominal pain, headaches, rose spots. It helps to make presumptive diagnosis of typhoid fever.

Why is S Typhi IgM done?

  1. If you have signs or symptoms of typhoid (enteric) fever like headache, high fever, abdominal pain, diarrhea, weight loss or skin rashes 
  2. As a part of fever panel 

Preparation for S Typhi IgM

  • No special preparation required

Sample Type for S Typhi IgM

The sample type collected for Salmonella Typhi IgM is: Blood

Interpreting S Typhi IgM results

Interpretations

  • Positive Salmonella typhi IgM test suggests recent infection with bacteria Salmonella Typhi causing typhoid fever 
  • Negative Salmonella typhi IgM test usually indicates no infection with the bacteria

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