Available on culture positive enteric fever
and also only one Indian prospective study1 from South India, this study was undertaken to provide a data about entire profile of culture positive enteric fever
in children from South India, particularly Puducherry.
6%) with UTI, 32 (33%) with surgical infections, 30 (81%) with bacterial sepsis, 23 (26%) with enteric fever
, eight (61.
Gallbladder perforation secondary to enteric fever
is an exceedingly rare event.
The burden and characteristics of enteric fever
at a healthcare facility in a densely populated area of Kathmandu.
Recently 11 cases of dengue and enteric fever
co infection has been reported in different age groups in India (Sharma et al.
Presence of fever, abdominal pain and mesenteric lymph nodes in our patient suggested the diagnosis of enteric fever
and the diagnosis was confirmed when Salmonella Typhi was grown in blood culture.
In Asia, the mean incidence of enteric fever
is estimated to be 900 per 100,000 people per annum.
Causes of fever with thrombocytopenia Causes of fever with Number Percentage thrombocytopenia of cases (%) Malaria 34 17 Enteric fever
24 12 Dengue fever 26 13 Leptospirosis 17 8.
Peripheral Vascular Disease, DVT and Pulmonary Embolism, Hepato Cellular Carcinoma, DCLD, Abdominal tuberculosis, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Malabsorption, Acute Hepatitis, Enteric Fever
, Pulmonary tuberculosis, Leptospirosis, Leukemia, Lymphoma, Myelopoliferative Disorders, Hemophilia, Aplastic Anemia, Hemolytic Anemia, Megaloblastic Anemia, Iron Deficiency Anaemia, Acute Kidney Injury, Chronic Renal Failure, Glumeronephritis, Cushing's Syndrome and Diabetes Mellitus.
In endemic areas such as India, book picture of signs and symptoms in enteric fever
are not often seen.
It is an infectious disease manifested in three forms--gastroenteritis, involving nausea, fever, vomiting and diarrhoea, enteric fever
(typhoid and paratyphoid) and septicemia, usually characterized by fever, anorexia, anaemia and local lesions on visceral organs (Samuel, 1996).
The Coalition against Typhoid (CaT) is a global forum of health and immunization experts working to expedite and sustain rational, evidence-based decisions at the global, regional, national and municipal levels regarding the use of typhoid vaccines to prevent enteric fever
The utility of diagnostic tests for enteric fever
in endemic locations.
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.
enterica serovars Typhi and Paratyphi A that cause enteric fever