A 25-year-old female asked:

Had typhoid two months ago was treated igm was positiv..did typhidot again now igm n igg both positive.cause?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Infectious Disease 51 years experience
Are you still ill?: The antibodies last longer than the illness. If you have recovered, it did not relapse although typhoid may do so. The igm response may be measurable for 6-9 months, the igg will last years.
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