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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From 2008 to 2010, there were data for 977 travelers with typhoid fever and 241 with paratyphoid fever. Vaccination status was available in 65% of those with typhoid fever and 50% with paratyphoid fever.
Acquisition during international travel was deemed confirmed if, for infections not endemic to BC (typhoid and paratyphoid fever, cholera, cyclosporiasis, infections of S.
A note on two cases of paratyphoid fever in which a new variety of paratyphoid bacillus was found in the blood.
On July 16th 1916, while stationed at the hospital in Amarah in Mesopotamia, while hard at work, he suddenly became severely ill with a high fever and died within a few hours--probably of paratyphoid fever, which was raging at that time.
San Francisco Bureau Infectious Diseases: What Returning Service Members Are Bringing Home Afghanistan Iraq Commonly Hepatitis A Hepatitis A Seen in Typhoid, paratyphoid fever Typhoid, paratyphoid fever Returning Gonorrhea, chlamydiosis Personnel Leishmaniasis, cutaneous Malaria Protozoal diarrhea (Cryptosporidium, Entamoeba histolytica, Giardia) Less Anthrax, cutaneous Same as those returning Commonly Brucellosis from Afghanistan Seen in Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever plus Returning Hepatitis B Gonorrhea, chlamydiosis Personnel Hepatitis E Leishmaniasis, cutaneous HIV Plague Leishmaniasis, visceral Protozoal diarrhea Leptospirosis Rickkettsiosis Q fever Schistosomiasis Rabies Tuberculosis West Nile fever Source: Dr.
Infectious Diseases: What Returning Service Members Are Bringing Home Afghanistan Iraq Commonly Hepatitis A Hepatitis A Seen in Typhoid, Typhoid, paratyphoid fever Returning paratyphoid fever Personnel Gonorrhea, chlamydiosis Leishmaniasis, cutaneous Malaria Protozoal diarrhea (Cryptosporid ium, Entamoeba histolytica, Giardia) Less Anthrax, cutaneous Same as those returning Commonly Brucellosis from Afghanistan Seen in Crimean-Congo plus Returning hemorrhagic fever Gonorrhea, chlamydiosis Personnel Hepatitis B Leishmaniasis, cutaneous Hepatitis E Plague HIV Protozoal diarrhea Leishmaniasis, visceral Rickettsiosis Leptospirosis Schistosomiasis Q fever Rabies Tuberculosis West Nile fever Source: Dr.
These water borne diseases include Infectious hepatitis, Hepatitis, Typhoid fever, Cholera, Salmonella infection, Diarrheal disease, Schistosomiasis, Amebic dysentery, Paratyphoid fever, Malaria, Yellow fever, Dengue fever.
Paratyphoid fever by Salmonella Paratyphi especially Paratyphi A, is considered emerging disease because its incidence has increased dramatically during last two decades, causing more asymptomatic infections than Salmonella Typhi2.
Salmonella infection is mainly divided into typhoidal salmonellosis causing typhoid and paratyphoid fever, and nontyphoidal Salmonella (NTS) infection.
In Asia, incidence of paratyphoid fever remains high (1).