Dr Abrar Iqbal, Dr Adnan Rehman, Dr Bilal Mustafa
Objectives: The objective of this research work is to find out the positivity of the typhoid fever in the patients suffering from fever in Allied Hospital Faisalabad. Methods: This is an observational research work. This study was conducted in Allied Hospital Faisalabad and the duration of this study was from April 2018 to March 2019. The screening of the children who were suffering from fever from last 3 or more days, no clear infection & suspected of having typhoid fever carried out. The collection of samples of blood performed from the feverish patients & compliance of the tests of Widal & Typhidot carried out for the discovery of typhoid fever in the children who were under suspicion. Results: The screening of a sum of 2964 medically under suspicion patients carried out. Out of total, 18.6% (n: 550) were available as positive. The high occurrence of this problem in the season of hot summer & enhanced pattern of disease was under observation in hot days especially. The occurrence of this complication was high in the children who were school going below the age of ten years. There was no association of this disease with the gender of the patients. Conclusion: The outcome of this work put light on the significant burden of this fever in the small aged children. There was a variation in the pattern of the disease was present depending upon the variation of the season and various groups of age, all these factors should be under consideration to manage the problem of typhoid fever. KEY WORDS: Typhoid, Screening, Feverish, Extermination, Infection, Disease, Pollution, Sanitation.