Widal (Salmonella) Agglutinins
CATEGORY: LAB      MNEMONIC: WIDAL
LAB: Ref
DEPT: Focus
TAT: 5 days
TEST#: 41050
CPT: 86000x6

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SYNONYMS:
     Salmonella Agglutinins

PREFERRED SPECIMEN:
     2 ml Gold

MINIMUM SPECIMEN:
     1 ml Gold

INTERPRETIVE CRITERIA:
     < 20 Antibody Not Detected
     20 - 80 Equivocal
     > or = 160 Antibody Detected

     Titers of greater than or equal to 160 strongly suggest current or past S. typhi infection. A four-fold increase in titer is required for serodiagnosis of recent infection.

REFERENCE RANGE:
     <20