typhoid fever(redirected from abdominal typhoid)
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An acute, highly infectious disease of humans caused by a bacterium (Salmonella enterica serotype Typhi) spread chiefly by contaminated food or water and characterized by high fever, headache, coughing, reddish spots on the skin, and sometimes intestinal hemorrhage.
(Pathology) an acute infectious disease characterized by high fever, rose-coloured spots on the chest or abdomen, abdominal pain, and occasionally intestinal bleeding. It is caused by the bacillus Salmonella typhosa ingested with food or water. Also called: enteric fever
[C19: from typhus + -oid; so called because the symptoms resemble those of typhus]
A life-threatening disease caused by bacteria and characterized by high fever, intestinal bleeding, and pink spots on the skin. It is transmitted through contaminated food and water.
A bacterial infection of the intestines, causing a rash, fever, and diarrhea, possibly leading to pneumonia. A vaccine is available against this.
n. fiebre tifoidea, infección abdominal aguda que es causada por una bacteria de la clase Salmonella y que se manifiesta con infl. abdominal, postración, fiebre alta y dolor de cabeza.