Identify the correct pair representing the causative agent of typhoid fever and the confirmatory test for typhoid.

  • Option 1)

    Plasmodium vivax / UTI test

  • Option 2)

    Streptococcus pneumoniae / Widal test

  • Option 3)

    Salmonella typhi / Anthrone test 

  • Option 4)

    Salmonella typhi / Widal test 

Answers (1)

Typhoid is a systematic bacterial infection caused by Salmonella typhi usually through ingestion of contaminated food or water. Diagnosis of thyphoid can be done by widal test.

Plasmodium vivax causes malaria, while Streptococcus pneumoniae is responsible for causing Pneumonia. 

UTI test is used for diagnose of urinary tract infectious while anthrone test is a method for quantitative analysis of carbohydrates.

 


Option 1)

Plasmodium vivax / UTI test

Option 2)

Streptococcus pneumoniae / Widal test

Option 3)

Salmonella typhi / Anthrone test 

Option 4)

Salmonella typhi / Widal test 

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