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10 Possible Causes for Complete Blood Count Abnormal, Positive Widal Test

  • Typhus

    Tick typhus causes hemorrhagic lesions over the skin. Retina also shows hemorrhages and exudates. Many cases have been reported in western literature about this condition. To our best of knowledge, this is the first case report of tick typhus in India which was also associated with inflammatory choroidal[…][]

  • Melioidosis

    Widal test. [7] Other bacterial infections causing osteomyelitis can also produce a similar clinical picture.[] Further, in view of our report of this disease occurring in a HIV-positive individual, this infection needs to be considered in immunocompromised patients as well in the future[] […] melioidosis needs to be considered in all potential cases, especially when the patient is not responding to antituberculous therapy. [17] , [18] Melioidosis can also cause a false-positive[]

  • Rare Form of Salmonellosis

    This paper describes a rare delusional disorder, the Fregoli syndrome, in a 17 year old girl who suffered from typhoid psychosis as seen at the Psychiatric Unit of the Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos.[]

  • Pericholecystic Abscess

    The youngest patient with gallbladder perforation was a male aged 14 years who had an enteric etiology proven by tissue culture and positive Widal test.[]

  • Splenic Abscess

    Widal test was found to be positive. Ultrasound and CT abdomen revealed multiple abscesses in spleen.[] Widal test is only moderately sensitive with positivity in 65-70% of culture proven typhoid cases. [6] Our patient presented with fever, abdominal pain, and splenomegaly.[] Widal test was positive with titre for ‘O’ antigen being positive up to 1/320 and ‘H’ antigen being positive up to 1/320. HBsAg and HIV ELISA tests were negative.[]

  • Renal Abscess

    Widal came out to be positive for S. typhi (O and H antigens in the titer of 1:320).[] However, we managed to do the Widal test on his serum sample, which was stored in the lab following renal function tests.[]

  • Perinephric Abscess

    Widal test was performed from the stored serum sample.[] The test was found positive with the titer of 1:320 against Salmonella typhi flagellar (H) and somatic (O) antigens.[]

  • Splenic Rupture

    She was seronegative for malaria dual antigen, Widal test and human immunodeficiency virus.[] Blood test for Epstein-Barr virus was negative but dengue serology was positive for non-structural protein 1 (antigen capture ELISA) and immunoglobulin M (IVD micro-well ELISA[]

  • Drug-induced Bone Marrow Suppression

    Patient's Clinical Course, Complete Blood Count, and Reticulocyte Count The x-axis shows specific dates.[] Her widal test for salmonella typhi was positive at a titre of 1:320. She was treated with chloramphenicol.[] In 1985, prior to starting anticonvulsants, the only abnormality was an MCV of 106 fl. On admission (a), in 2001, the only abnormality was an increased MCV of 119 fl.[]

  • Hyperviscosity Syndrome

    His initial laboratory work-up includes a coagulopathy study (Coags), complete blood count (CBC), complete metabolic profile (CMP), blood alcohol level (BAC), urinalysis ([] Culture for Salmonella typhi was negative;Widal test and HIV were also negative. The patient wasstarted on chloroquine and symptomatic therapy.[] Laboratory evaluation includes a complete blood count (CBC), peripheral blood smear, serum electrolytes and serum viscosity.[]

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