What is the Widal Test?

The Widal test is a blood agglutination test to diagnose typhoid fever, also known as enteric fever. The detection is based upon the Widal reaction that helps to distinguish the typhoid fever caused by different serotypes of Salmonella typhi, the causative agent behind typhoid fever. This diagnostic test is based upon the presence of O (somatic) and H (flagellar) agglutinins of Salmonella typhi in patients' blood that are detected by using the suspensions of antigens.

Widal test in Pakistan is a routine screening test that helps medical practitioners to diagnose enteric fever.

Widal Test Price in Pakistan

The Widal test price in Pakistan ranges from (500-1500) Rupees. The Widal test price in Pakistan varies depending on the lab and city you choose for your test. However, to get a discount on typhoid test prices in Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Multan, and other major cities, you can book your test from Healthwire.

How Can I Book Widal Test Near Me?

You can easily book a Widal test online. For efficient service and affordable Widal test prices in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, and other major cities, you can rely on Healthwire. You can call us at 042352500989/02137130261 or click on the test for instant booking of the Widal test.

To book your Widal test:

  • You can simply click on the lab test online via our web healthwire.pk or Healthwire app
  • Select the Widal test or upload prescription
  • Pay in cash or online (debit/credit card, jazzcash)
  • You can also opt for free home sampling
  • Our representative will call you for confirmation.

You can also call us at 042352500989 or click on the test for instant booking. You can also avail discount on the Widal test price if you book your test via healthwire.pk.

When is a Widal Performed?

A medical practitioner would recommend a Widal test if you exhibit the symptoms of typhoid fever. These symptoms include: 

  • High fever that usually sustains
  • Diarrhea/ constipation
  • Loss of appetite
  • Abdominal pain
  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Body weakness
  • Cough
  • Enlarged liver and spleen
  • Red-colored rashes and intestinal haemorrhages (in rare cases)

How to Interpret the Widal Test Results?

Here is how you interpret the results of the Widal test.

Widal Test Result

Result Interpretation

Agglutination occurs within 1 minute

Positive result (typhoid fever)

No agglutination 

Negative result (no typhoid fever)

Further, your medical practitioner can make a detailed analysis considering more test details.

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