Why false positive widal in covid positive patient?
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Dr. Dr bharatsinh sedva
Why false positive widal in covid positive patient?
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Dr. S●●●●p N●●h
Dr. S●●●●p N●●h Internal Medicine
Yes I have also observed many cases
May 13, 2021Like1
Dr. D●●●●i S●●h
Dr. D●●●●i S●●h Internal Medicine
Widal test(is non-specific) can be false positive due to ' cross reactivity' and it is not a co-infection.. If blood culture shows -Salmonella, than only it is typhoid. In current scenario, every fever is to be considered COVID unless proved otherwise.
May 14, 2021Like