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A 25-year-old female asked:

Even after typhoid recovery...for how many months are igm and igg positive in typhidot?

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Dr. Stevan Cordas
Internal Medicine 58 years experience
After typhoid: Traditionally igm antibodies remian elevated during the acute phase and linger on about 6 to 8 weeks. The igg antibodies remain for years and sometimes a lifetime.

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