Researchers suggest that a marshy area near the White House that was used for the disposal of human waste could have given rise to paratyphoid or enteric fever
Between January 2005 and December 2008, a total of 5340 patients attending Out Patient Departments (OPDs) and wards of Paediatric and Medicine departments of Ispat General Hospital, Rourkela, provisionally diagnosed as having enteric fever
or pyrexia of unknown origin (PUO) were included in this study.
Diagnosis of enteric fever
relies on blood culture, whose sensitivity in the first week of illness is between 80% and 100%, but declines incrementally thereafter week by week, and correlates with the accumulation of bacteria in Peyer's patches.
Typhoid, sometimes known as enteric fever
, is a disease caused by the bacterium Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi, and is picked up through contaminated food or water.
Asymptomatic chronic carrier state, gastroenteritis, enteric fever
, bacteremia and localized extra-intestinal complications, such as endovascular infection, are the five different clinical forms that Salmonellosis may manifest (Benenson et al.
Report on certain enteric fever
The agents of enteric fever
are typically spread directly from person to person.
241); Private Thomas Barnam Foster (367), of enteric fever
at Umtali, 22 August 1900.
Environmental Hazards Topography Climate Temperature Hazardous animals and plants Snakes, scorpions Infectious Diseases Enteric fever
(typhoid) Shigella sp.
caused by Salmonella enterica serotypes Typhi and Paratyphi A, B, and C is mainly a disease of the developing world, and it is occasionally diagnosed as an imported disease in countries where the disease is not endemic (1).
Complicated malaria may closely mimic other commonly prevalent infections like enteric fever
, leptospirosis, dengue haemorrhagic fever, acute viral hepatitis, viral meningoencephalitis, scrub typhus and severe sepsis of obscure origin.
Epidemiological investigation of an outbreak of enteric fever
in a village in Maharashtra.
One of the most virulent illness in 1915 was enteric fever
, typically caused by contaminated food and water supplies.
For enteric fever
(caused by Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi, S.
Widal test for enteric fever
(Span Diagnostics Ltd.