Introduction: Typhoid fever
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).
Typhoid fever: Typhoid fever is a life-threatening illness caused by the bacterium Salmonella Typhi.1
Researching symptoms of Typhoid fever: Further information about the symptoms of Typhoid fever is available including a list of symptoms of Typhoid fever, other diseases that might have similar symptoms in differential diagnosis of Typhoid fever, or alternatively return to research other symptoms in the symptom center.
Statistics and Typhoid fever:
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1. excerpt from Typhoid Fever (General): DBMD
Last revision: June 23, 2003
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