Medical Dictionary: Enteric fever

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Enteric fever: Another name for Typhoid fever.
Enteric fever (condition): Fever from bacterial food poisoning.
Enteric fever (condition): A gastrointestinal condition mainly in the developing world. It is caused by a bacterial infection, usually as a form of food poisoning. Typhoid fever is unrelated to the similarly named typhus (a tick-borne infection).

Enteric fever: Typhoid fever is a life-threatening illness caused by the bacterium Salmonella Typhi.1

More information on medical condition: Typhoid fever:

1. excerpt from Typhoid Fever (General): DBMD

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