Retrospective audit of the widal test for diagnosis of typhoid Fever in pediatric patients in an endemic region.

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INTRODUCTION Although typhoid fever is confirmed by culture of Salmonella Typhi, Widal test is widely used in India but little information exists about its reliability. MATERIALS AND METHODS We examined the performance of Widal test in our hospital for diagnosis of typhoid fever in children. Hundred consecutive pediatric in-patients for whom, the Widal… (More)
DOI: 10.7860/JCDR/2014/7819.4373

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