Typho Scan Typhoid Test Kit

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A Typhoid test kit is a diagnostic tool used to detect the presence of Salmonella typhi bacteria in a patient's blood or stool sample. Typhoid fever is a bacterial infection caused by S. typhi and is usually transmitted through contaminated food or water.

The components of a Typhoid test kit typically include:

1. Test Cassette: Similar to the Dengue NS1 test kit, the Typhoid test kit includes a cassette with specific reagents for conducting the test.

2. Sample Diluent: A solution provided to dilute the blood or stool sample before testing, which aids in optimal interaction with the test reagents.

3. Pipette/Dropper: A small plastic device used to collect and transfer the sample to the test cassette.

4. Desiccant: A moisture-absorbing material placed inside the kit to maintain the stability of the test components.

The testing procedure generally involves the following steps:

For Typhoid Sample Test:

1. A small amount of blood is collected from the patient's fingertip or vein using a sterile lancet.

2. The collected blood is mixed with the provided sample diluent to create a solution.

3. A few drops of the diluted blood sample are added to the sample well on the test cassette.

4. The test cassette is left undisturbed for a specified time, typically around 10-15 minutes, to allow the reaction to occur.

5. After the designated waiting time, the test cassette is observed for the appearance of colored lines or indicators.

6. The presence of a colored line in the test region indicates a positive result for S. typhi antigens, suggesting a typhoid infection.

A positive result in the test indicates the presence of S. typhi antigens, suggesting a typhoid infection. However, further confirmation and specific antibiotic susceptibility testing may be required for proper diagnosis and treatment. It is crucial to consult a healthcare professional or follow the instructions provided with the test kit for accurate interpretation and appropriate medical guidance.

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