Addressing the global disease burden of typhoid fever.

  title={Addressing the global disease burden of typhoid fever.},
  author={Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta and John E. Threlfall},
  volume={302 8},
SALMONELLA SER TYPHI INFECTIONS ARE WIDELY RECognized as a major cause of morbidity globally, with an estimated 21 million cases and between 200 000 and 600 000 deaths annually. The divergent estimates likely represent differences in methods used for assessing age-specific burden of typhoid and attributable mortality. In some parts of the world, notably South Asia, young children represent a subgroup with the highest burden of typhoid and also may have disproportionately high rates of morbidity… CONTINUE READING


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