Multidrug-resistant typhoid fever.

  title={Multidrug-resistant typhoid fever.},
  author={Susheel Kumar Kabra and Madhulika and Ali Talati and Nilam Soni and Sanjay B. Patel and Rushabn Modi},
  journal={Tropical doctor},
  volume={30 4},
One hundred children (consecutive) with positive blood culture for Salmonella typhi were studied for clinical profile and complications. The common clinical features were fever (100%), vomiting (58%), abdominal pain (48%), cough (22%) and loose stools (14%) and the Widal test was positive in 75% patients. Eighty per cent of the salmonella isolates were resistant to amoxycillin, chloramphenicol and co-trimoxazole drugs, but all were sensitive to ciprofloxacin and ceftriaxone. Forty patients… CONTINUE READING
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