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31 Possible Causes for Positive Widal Test

  • Typhus

    Abstract Scrub typhus rarely presents with acute cholecystitis. We present 2 cases of scrub typhus with cholecystitis. The first patient is a 62 year old female who presented to the hospital with fever and body aches for 1 week and right upper quadrant abdominal pain for 3 days. She gave a history of an insect[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Cerebellar Ataxia

    The diagnosis of enteric fever was confirmed by positive blood culture, strongly positive Widal test and rising antibody titres.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Gallbladder Perforation

    Pre-operative diagnoses of typhoid enteric perforation were made based on a positive Widal test.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Widal test, performed three days prior to admission, was positive for Salmonella typhi ‘O’ and ‘H’ in 1:320 dilution and for Salmonella paratyphi ‘AH’ in 1:160 dilution.[tropicalgastro.com]

  • Salmonella Typhi

    The aetiological diagnosis was confirmed by a positive Widal test as well as by isolation of Salmonella typhi from joint aspirate.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Typhi-dot was positive in 58 (55.2%) and negative in 47 (44.8%) patients. Blood widal test was positive in 27 (25.7%) and negative in 78 (74.3%) patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The Widal test, initially negative, became positive on repeat testing 10 days later.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Paratyphoid Fever

    Blood cultures are positive for S. typhi (or S. paratyphi ). Widal's test is usually negative.[patient.info] Since fever was not coming down, the doctor advised blood & urine tests. Her Widal test is positive, blood culture reports are still due.[doctor.ndtv.com] Positive Widal's test. Week three By the third week there is considerable weight loss. Pyrexia persists and a toxic confusional state may occur.[patient.info]

  • Vertebral Osteomyelitis due to Salmonella

    Stool and blood cultures were positive in 1 and 2 cases, respectively. The Widal test was positive in 13 cases.[journals.lww.com] The patient's blood culture was negative but the Widal test was positive at titres TO and TH 640.[ijmm.org] METHODS: From 1995 to 2008, 11 patients with salmonella spondylodiscitis proven by positive culture, biopsy, and Widal test were included...[readbyqxmd.com]

  • Salmonella Paratyphi A

    .) - negative Hepatitis A virus (HAV) ELISA IgM (DSI IgM ELISA) - negative Hepatitis E virus (HEV) ELISA IgM (DSI IgM ELISA) - positive Widal test - TO 1:40, TH 1:40, TA 1[atmph.org] Blood cultures are positive for S. typhi (or S. paratyphi ). Widal's test is usually negative.[patient.info] Cross reaction between malaria parasites and salmonella antigens may cause false positive Widal agglutination test Related Posts: Coombs Test : Types, Principle, Procedure[laboratoryinfo.com]

  • Richter's Inguinal Hernia

    The Widal test was TO 1:360 positive. Blood culture taken in postoperative period was negative.[ijcasereportsandimages.com] The diagnosis of enteric fever was made by history, operative findings multiple perforations and positive Widal test.[ijcasereportsandimages.com]

  • 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.[synapse.koreamed.org]

  • Typhoid Carrier

    Blood cultures are positive for S. typhi (or S. paratyphi ). Widal's test is usually negative.[patient.info] Positive Widal's test. Week three By the third week there is considerable weight loss. Pyrexia persists and a toxic confusional state may occur.[patient.info]

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