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Table 4 The distribution of anti TO and anti TH antibody titers among culture positive febrile patients in St. Paul’s hospital

From: A comparative study of Widal test with blood culture in the diagnosis of typhoid fever in febrile patients

Widal value S. typhi(n = 7) S. paratyphi(n = 4) Non typhoidal salmonella species (n = 7) Other pathogenic bacteria (n = 51) Negative blood culture (n = 201)
Positive O titer 5 (71.4%) 2 (50%) 3 (42.9%) 17 (33.3%) 46 (27.0%)
Positive H titer 2 (28.6%) 0 (0%) 2 (28.6%) 9 (17.6%) 25 (12.4%)