paratyphoid fever


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paratyphoid fever

Pathol a disease resembling but less severe than typhoid fever, characterized by chills, headache, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhoea, caused by bacteria of the genus Salmonella

paratyphoid fever

[¦par′tī‚fȯid ′fē·vər]
(medicine)
A bacterial disease of humans resembling typhoid fever and caused by Salmonella paratyphi.
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7) Four studies from Sweden showed that the proportions of typhoid fever and paratyphoid fever associated with international travel (79% and 86%, respectively) are comparable to our results, whereas the proportions of campylobacteriosis (54%) and non-typhoidal salmonellosis (78%) associated with travel were higher in the Swedish studies.
Risk of travel-associated typhoid and paratyphoid fevers in various regions.
Typhoid and paratyphoid fever are particularly prevalent in India and Asia and travellers to high-risk destinations should receive typhoid vaccination.
Defervescence of fever in typhoid and paratyphoid fever is often delayed by 3 - 5 days after instigation of appropriate antibiotics.
Rising resistance to fluoroquinolones is likely to be driving an increase in cases of paratyphoid fever in regions where fluoroquinolones are used empirically to treat enteric fever.
She had never had paratyphoid fever, and she had not traveled abroad.
Many other rampant infectious diseases such as cholera, typhoid and paratyphoid fevers, shigellosis, amoebiasis, cysticercosis, viral hepatitis (A, B, C, E), influenza, brucellosis, hydatidosis, paragonimiasis, rabies, Leptospirosis, anthrax, scrub typhus etc.
Typhoid and Paratyphoid Fevers and Other Salmonella Infections;