Epidemiology of typhoid carriers among blood donors and patients with biliary, gastrointestinal and other related diseases.

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Enteric fever due to Salmonella Typhi is a major public health problem. Typhoid carriers have high titres of Vi agglutinins in their sera. We worked out the baseline data for Vi agglutinins from 705 healthy blood donors (controls) by ELISA and compared it with 446 patients with biliary, gastrointestinal and other related diseases (cases). The samples were… (More)

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@article{Vaishnavi2005EpidemiologyOT, title={Epidemiology of typhoid carriers among blood donors and patients with biliary, gastrointestinal and other related diseases.}, author={Chetana V Vaishnavi and Rakesh K. Kochhar and Gurpreet Singh and Sudarshan Kumar and Satnam Singh and K H Gojen Singh}, journal={Microbiology and immunology}, year={2005}, volume={49 2}, pages={107-12} }