WIDAL SCREENING TEST

200 Rs

MRP

Discounted Price:

100 Rs

Pre-test preparation or requirements

• Sample can be drawn at any time. No fasting or special preparation required.
• Sample should taken in plain vial.

Normal range

N.A.

Significance of test

Sera from normal individuals may show agglutination in dilutions up to 1:40 Agglutination titers of 1:40 or more are significant and rising titers on repetition of test after few days is more suggestive of enteric fever.
LIMITATIONS OF WIDAL TEST:
Numerous false positives due to cross reacting antibodies and heterospecific anamnestic responses and false low titers as a result of partial treatment are observed. This makes clinical correlation with lab findings mandatory.

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