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Rapid diagnosis of acute typhoid fever (Typhidot-M tm)
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A dot EIA test that detects the presence of specific IgM antibodies to the bacteria Salmonella typhi, the causative agent of typhoid. The kit comes complate with instructions and produces results within 3 hours. An IgG inactivator is used to remove IgG in the serum sample hence allowing for the detection only of IgM. This test could be used to differentiate acute typhoid from convalescence cases. The test has been shown to have a sensitivity of >95% and a specificity of 100%.

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Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, School of Medical Sciences, USM
16150 Kubang Kerian
Kelantan
Malaysia

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Prof Asma Ismail
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asma@kb.usm.my