Re: Outbreak of typhoid fever in vaccinated members of the French Armed Forces in the Ivory Coast

Investigations on the 2001 outbreak of typhoid fever in vaccinated French troops have been meticulous. Laboratory studies on 24 clinically labeled cases pointed towards 14 troops to be typhoid confirmed [1]. The four Salmonella isolates during the outbreak had similar antibiotype. The isolates would merit their evaluation for any phenotypic expression of Vi… (More)