Enteric fever in Israeli travelers: a nationwide study.

  title={Enteric fever in Israeli travelers: a nationwide study.},
  author={Eyal Meltzer and Chantal Sadik and Eli Schwartz},
  journal={Journal of travel medicine},
  volume={12 5},
BACKGROUND Enteric fever (EF) has become a travel-related disease in industrialized countries. The possible effects of vaccination on typhoid epidemiology in travelers are unknown. We compared the incidence and clinical and microbiologic findings in travelers returning with EF, according to pretravel vaccination status and vaccine type. METHODS We performed a nationwide descriptive analysis of EF incidence in Israeli travelers; EF is a notified disease in Israel. Data from 1995 through 2003… CONTINUE READING

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