What is a Typhidot test?
The Typhidot test is done to detect IgM antibodies against Salmonella typhi, the bacteria that causes typhoid fever. Typhoid mainly spreads through contaminated food and water, and milk and manifests in the form of fever, loss of appetite, stomach pain, and diarrhoea.
When is the Typhidot test recommended?
It is recommended:In case of signs or symptoms of typhoid (enteric) fever such as headache, high fever, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, weight loss, or skin rashes.
What does it measure?
The Typhidot test measures:It measures IgM antibodies against Salmonella typhi.These antibodies are produced against the outer membrane protein (OMP) of Salmonella typhi species.This test usually shows results within 2 or 3 days of infection. It identifies the IgM antibody separately.The presence of IgM antibodies indicates a recent infection while the presence of IgG antibodies indicates a foreign infection.
How long will the reports take?
The reports will take about 6 hrs after the blood sample is collected.
What is the cost of the Typhidot test in Mumbai?
The cost of the Typhidot test in Mumbai is Rs. 600.
How often should I get tested for the Typhidot test?
The Typhidot test is prescribed by your doctor after a complete assessment of your symptoms and conditions.
What are the normal values of the Typhidot test?
What is the type of sample required?
We require a blood sample for this test.
What time should I get the test done?
The test can be taken at any time during the day.
Is fasting required for the Typhidot test?
No, fasting is not required for the Typhidot test.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for the Typhidot test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book the Typhidot test in Mumbai?
Log into www.orangehealth.com and submit your details. Our highly trained, professional, and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep within 60 minutes or at the time booked by you.
Why should I book the Typhidot test with Orange Health Labs in Mumbai?
Orange Health Labs is the Fastest Diagnostic Lab. With us, you can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Mumbai. Or our trained, professional and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep at the time selected by you. Your sample is safely transported at the optimal temperature to our NABL accredited and ICMR approved lab. The results will be delivered to you faster too!