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
enterica serovars Typhi and Paratyphi A that cause enteric fever
This situation has resulted in the use of ceftriaxone or cefotaxime as alternatives for treatment of enteric fever
IVI currently focuses on three primary diseases including cholera, enteric fever
(typhoid) and dengue fever.
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
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