ABBOTT Bioline Salmonella typhi IgG/IgMSalmonella typhi IgG/IgM Test
Typhoid fever is a serious illness caused by a bacteria called Salmonella typhi. Symptoms of Salmonella typhi infection may be mild to severe and can include fever, headache, loss of appetite, constipation or diarrhea, and nonproductive cough. Typhoid fever is still common in developing countries and affects about 12.5 million persons each year. Salmonella typhi bacteria are shed in the urine or stool of infected persons, including chronic carriers. Typhoid fever is spread by eating or drinking contaminated food or water or by direct or indirect contact with fecal material from infected persons.
IgM: Perfect alternative of Widal test
IgG: Examination of past infection
Specific screening test for Salmonella typhi
Test result: 15 - 30 minutes
Specimen: Serum, Plasma or Whole blood
Shelf life and storage temperature: 24 months from the date of manufacturing at 2-30