Risk Factors for Typhoid fever
List of Risk Factors for Typhoid fever
The list of risk factors mentioned for Typhoid fever in various sources includes:
Risk factors discussion:
Risk is very low in U.S.; higher
among international travelers (i.e., 812 per 1 million travelers
to India), and highest among persons living in poverty in
the developing world. (Source: excerpt from Typhoid Fever: DBMD)
Risks factors for Typhoid fever: medical news summaries:
The following medical news items
are relevant to risk factors for Typhoid fever:
About risk factors:
Risk factors for Typhoid fever are factors that do not seem
to be a direct cause of the disease,
but seem to be associated in some way.
Having a risk factor for Typhoid fever
makes the chances
of getting a condition higher but does
not always lead to Typhoid fever.
Also, the absence of any risk factors
or having a protective factor does not necessarily
guard you against getting Typhoid fever.
For general information and a list of risk factors,
see the risk center.
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