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 New serologic diagnosed test for typhoid fever  TUBEX detects anti-Salmonella O9 (immunoglobulin M [IgM]) antibodies  High sensitivity and high specifity  80.36 % positive in 7-14 days fever 2 .

 Coloured indicator latex particle carrying anti-O9 monoclonal antibodies  Magnetic particle coated with S. Typhi LPS (lipopolysacharide)  Those two particle binds and sedimented leave the redish behind (red latex particle) 3 .

4 . of red particles. in a lower concentration. the supernatant remains purplish blue (unchanged from the beginning) due to the presence of blue particles and also. If anti-O9 antibodies (+) in the reaction mixture  inhibit the binding of the blue particles to the magnetic particles  Consequently.

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10 8 6 4 2 0 KUANTITATIF HASIL POSITIF BILA > +4 6 .

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