Prevalence of Salmonella typhi among Patients with Febrile Illness in Rural and Peri-Urban Populations of Vellore District, as Determined by Nested PCR Targeting the Flagellin Gene

@article{Nandagopal2010PrevalenceOS,
  title={Prevalence of Salmonella typhi among Patients with Febrile Illness in Rural and Peri-Urban Populations of Vellore District, as Determined by Nested PCR Targeting the Flagellin Gene},
  author={Balaji Nandagopal and Sathish Sankar and Karthikeyan Lingesan and Kumarasekharan Chandrasekharan Appu and Baby Padmini and Gopalan Sridharan and Anil Kumar Gopinath},
  journal={Molecular Diagnosis & Therapy},
  year={2010},
  volume={14},
  pages={107-112}
}
Background and Objective: Fever is one of the most common illnesses in all age groups in India. Typhoid fever is a continuing problem in developing countries such as India, which has poor sanitation facilities. The diagnosis of typhoid fever is still made by conventional culture-based isolation and identification. Serologic diagnostic tests, though widely… CONTINUE READING