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Title: Typhoid Fever with Severe Abdominal Pain; Diagnosis of Abdomen by Ultra Sonogram, Hemology-cell Analysis and Widal Test.
Authors: . Al-Salamah, A., Ali A
Keywords: Typhoid fever
Ultra sonogram
Widal test
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: The J. Of Infect. In Develop. Country. Accepted For Publication.
Abstract: A six year old boy with high-grade fever and abdominal pain in epigastric region was examined with ultra sonogram of abdomen, hematology-cell analysis, serology – widal test, urine analysis and blood cultures. Ultra-sonogram was helpful for identification of multiple organs involvement with Salmonella typhi. The results revealed were mild hepatosplenomegaly, minimal ascitis and mesenteric lympoadenopathy. In hematology white blood count was 6300 cells mL-1 where as in RBC 4.54 million/cu mm, E.S.R 1hr 24 mm, hemoglobin level 11.5 g/dl, platelet count 206000 cells mL-1. Patient serum was agglutinated with the lipopolysaccharide (TO), the titre value was 1:320 dilution and flagellar antigen (TH) titre was 1:640. It was diagnosed as typhoid fever. The choice of drug ceftriaxone was given intravenously for five days and the boy recovered from typhoid fever.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/10977
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