Patterns of morbidity and mortality in typhoid fever dependent on age and gender: review of 552 hospitalized patients with diarrhea.

@article{Butler1991PatternsOM,
  title={Patterns of morbidity and mortality in typhoid fever dependent on age and gender: review of 552 hospitalized patients with diarrhea.},
  author={Thomas Butler and Amir Islam and Iqbal Kabir and Paul K. Jones},
  journal={Reviews of infectious diseases},
  year={1991},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={85-90}
}
Features of typhoid fever were correlated with age and gender through a review of the charts of 552 hospitalized culture-positive patients with diarrhea in Bangladesh. Seizures occurred more frequently in children from birth through 10 years of age (5%-11%) and pneumonia more frequently in children from birth through 5 years of age (8%-15%) than in older age groups (P less than .05), whereas intestinal perforation occurred more frequently in patients greater than or equal to 11 years of age (5… CONTINUE READING