enteric fever


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enteric fever

n.
Typhoid fever or paratyphoid fever.

enteric fever

n
(Pathology) another name for typhoid fever

ty•phoid

(ˈtaɪ fɔɪd)
n.
1. Also called

ty′phoid fe′ver.

an acute infectious disease characterized by high fever and intestinal inflammation, spread by food or water contaminated with the bacillus Salmonella typhosa.
adj.
2. resembling typhus; typhous.
3. of, pertaining to, or resembling typhoid.
[1790–1800; typh (us) + -oid]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.enteric fever - serious infection marked by intestinal inflammation and ulcerationenteric fever - serious infection marked by intestinal inflammation and ulceration; caused by Salmonella typhosa ingested with food or water
infectious disease - a disease transmitted only by a specific kind of contact
Translations

enteric fever

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References in classic literature ?
Here I rallied, and had already improved so far as to be able to walk about the wards, and even to bask a little upon the verandah, when I was struck down by enteric fever, that curse of our Indian possessions.
November 28, 1915: Lance Cpl William Chambers, of 14 Lindley Street, Longwood, died from enteric fever while serving with the 8th Bn the Duke of Wellington's West Riding Regiment in the Dardanelles.
The Coalition against Typhoid (CaT) is a global forum of health and immunization experts working to expedite and sustain rational, evidence-based decisions at the global, regional, national and municipal levels regarding the use of typhoid vaccines to prevent enteric fever.
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Perhaps it matters only to historians, trivia buffs, and sanitation engineers, but a new theory holds that William Henry Harrison, the nation's ninth president -- who served just one month in 1841 -- may have died from enteric fever and not, as long believed, from pneumonia brought on by delivering a lengthy inaugural address in wet, freezing weather.
It is increasingly evident that scrub typhus needs to be considered along with enteric fever, malaria, dengue and tuberculosis in the differential diagnosis of all acute febrile illnesses in children irrespective of the symptoms, localizing signs and presence or absence of eschar.
About The Coalition against Typhoid (CaT) The Coalition against Typhoid (CaT) is a global forum of health and immunization experts working to expedite and sustain rational, evidence-based decisions at the global, regional, national and municipal levels regarding the use of typhoid vaccines to prevent childhood enteric fever.
Enteric fever is prevalent world over and continues to be a major public health problem in developing countries.
If untreated, enteric fever may progress to cause complications with high morbidity and mortality (up to 30%).
This study suggests that from 1963 to 2002, water supply intervention contributed to a more than 200-fold decrease in dysentery and a 60-fold decrease in enteric fever.