Enteric fever caused by Salmonella paratyphi C in South and South West Africa.


This article documents 53 cases of Salmonella paratyphi C infections in humans in the Eastern Transvaal (47 cases) and South West Africa (6 cases). Ninety-two percent of patients (49 cases) had enteric fever, 1 patient was asymptomatic, and 3 had localized urinary infections or were carriers. Most patients were successfully treated with chloramphenicol and… (More)


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