TYPHIDOT (IgM & IgG)
Pre-test preparation or requirements
• Sample can be drawn at any time. No fasting or special preparation required.
• Sample should taken in plain vial.
Significance of test
IgM Positive - Acute Typhoid Fever.
Typhi DOT has high sensitivity and specificity (95%) as compared to Blood Culture, Stool Culture and Widal test.
It is useful for early, definite diagnosis of Typhoid (IgM levels in patient are usually detected by Typhidot at the onset of fever).