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.
According to the release, amid fear of outbreak of water-borne epidemics in the wake of the floods, the Chief Minister has ordered the Principal Secretary Health to take effective measures to check the outbreak of diseases like diarrhoea, cholera, enteric fever, jaundice etc.
They come in contact with your food and water sources thus increasing the risk of contracting diseases like typhoid fever, enteric fever, food poisoning, gastroenteritis, and other illnesses.
When bacteremia occurs, it usually is referred to as enteric fever. It is acquired by consumption of food/water contaminated with human feces.
Enteric fever caused by salmonella typhi and paratyphi is not very uncommon in the developing countries.
Enteric fever remains a major public health problem, causing enormous morbidity and mortality in developing countries, resulting from infection with Salmonella species.
Changing patterns in enteric fever incidence and increasing antibiotic resistance of enteric fever isolates in the United States, 2008-2012.
Children from June 2018 to September 2018 of age groups 5.7 +- 2.84 (range 1.6 to 11 years), referred to ASH, for admission, with clinical suspicion of enteric fever and having received a third generation injectable cephalosporin by a general practitioner, for 5 days or more, with no response, and continuation of fever, were included.
Third, we did not study other organisms that can cause enteric fever. Fourth, we included adult patients only and therefore, our findings might not apply to a pediatric population.
Objective: To find out frequency of various complications in children admitted with Enteric Fever at a tertiary care hospital.
Enteric fever is an important infectious disease which is endemic in India (1).
By doing so, they increase the risk of you contracting with salmonella which causes typhoid fever, food poisoning, enteric fever, gastroenteritis, and other major illnesses.