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Typhoid fever

Typhoid fever: Introduction

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). ...more »

Symptoms of Typhoid fever

Treatments for Typhoid fever

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Typhoid fever?

Typhoid fever: Related Patient Stories

Typhoid fever: Deaths

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Alternative Treatments for Typhoid fever

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed in various sources as possibly beneficial for Typhoid fever may include:

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Types of Typhoid fever

Diagnostic Tests for Typhoid fever

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Typhoid fever: Complications

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Causes of Typhoid fever

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Disease Topics Related To Typhoid fever

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Misdiagnosis and Typhoid fever

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the "good"...read more »

Sinusitis is overdiagnosed: There is a tendency to give a diagnosis of sinusitis, when the condition is really a harmless complication of another infection, such as a common cold....read more »

Whooping cough often undiagnosed: Although most children in the Western world have been immunized against whooping cough (also called "pertussis"), this protection wears off...read more »

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Typhoid fever

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Typhoid fever: Animations

Prognosis for Typhoid fever

Research about Typhoid fever

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Clinical Trials for Typhoid fever

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Prevention of Typhoid fever

Prevention information for Typhoid fever has been compiled from various data sources and may be inaccurate or incomplete. None of these methods guarantee prevention of Typhoid fever.

Statistics for Typhoid fever

Typhoid fever: Broader Related Topics

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Article Excerpts about Typhoid fever

Typhoid fever is a life-threatening illness caused by the bacterium Salmonella Typhi. (Source: excerpt from Typhoid Fever (General): DBMD)

Definitions of Typhoid fever:

An acute systemic febrile infection caused by SALMONELLA TYPHI, a serotype of SALMONELLA ENTERICA. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Serious infection marked by intestinal inflammation and ulceration; caused by Salmonella typhosa ingested with food or water - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

 

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