paratyphoid fever


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par·a·ty·phoid fever

 (păr′ə-tī′foid′)
n.
An acute intestinal disease of humans, similar to typhoid fever but usually less severe, caused by ingesting food or water contaminated with salmonella bacteria having the serotype Paratyphi.

paratyphoid fever

n
(Pathology) 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
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Noun1.paratyphoid fever - any of a variety of infectious intestinal diseases resembling typhoid fever
infectious disease - a disease transmitted only by a specific kind of contact
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In Asia, incidence of paratyphoid fever remains high (1).
Fluoroquinolones for treating typhoid and paratyphoid fever (enteric fever).
Azithromycin for treating uncomplicated typhoid and paratyphoid fever (enteric fever).
In Calcutta she suffered from paratyphoid fever, and in Karachi she contracted polio, which left her with a disability.
They also include an update on the epidemiology of enteric fever in the United States, focusing on increasing drug resistance in Salmonella enterica serotype Typhi, the cause of typhoid fever, as well as the emergence of Salmonella serotype Paratyphi A, a cause of paratyphoid fever, against which typhoid vaccines offer little or no protection.
The first was a new triple anti-typhoid vaccine developed by Fernand Widal, which combined protection against typhoid and paratyphoid fever.
It includes typhoid fever (caused by salmonella typhi) and paratyphoid fever (caused by S.
Newton and her colleagues analyzed 2008-2010 data from the National Typhoid and Paratyphoid Fever Surveillance database, which contains demographic information, travel history and typhoid vaccination status for 5 years before illness onset in cases reported to the CDC.
Water-borne diseases such as viral hepatitis (A&E), gastroenteritis, typhoid, paratyphoid fever, cholera, dysentery, E-coli diarrhoea, giardiasis, intestinal worms, malaria, dengue fever and poliomyelitis are daily taking lives because people don't care what they are consuming," speakers deplored.
3 In Indonesia between 1992 until 1993, flooding was significantly linked to diarrhea related to paratyphoid fever.
A man, from Sparkhill, has tested positive for paratyphoid fever.