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Related to paratyphoid fever: enteric fever
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.
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(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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|Noun||1.||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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