typhoid bacillus

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Noun1.typhoid bacillus - a form of salmonella that causes typhoid fevertyphoid bacillus - a form of salmonella that causes typhoid fever
salmonella - rod-shaped Gram-negative enterobacteria; cause typhoid fever and food poisoning; can be used as a bioweapon
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Presentlywiththeindiscriminateuseofquinolones, as is evident in the indexed study, typhoid bacillus is developing resistance to quinalones, needing prolonged courses of quinolones and many times not responding to them even then and thus needing therapy with 3rd generation cephalosporins, costing thousands of rupees to treat a single patient.
Typhoid bacillus was rather beautiful: a colony of the bacilli reminded me of a group of pearls.
Chloramphenicol resistance in the typhoid bacillus. BMJ 1972;3:329-31.