Salmonella enterica serovar Paratyphi A and S. enterica serovar Typhi cause indistinguishable clinical syndromes in Kathmandu, Nepal.

@article{Maskey2006SalmonellaES,
  title={Salmonella enterica serovar Paratyphi A and S. enterica serovar Typhi cause indistinguishable clinical syndromes in Kathmandu, Nepal.},
  author={Ashish P Maskey and Jeremy N Day and Quoc Tuan Phung and Guy E Thwaites and James Ian Campbell and Mark D. Zimmerman and Jeremy J. Farrar and Buddha Basnyat},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={2006},
  volume={42 9},
  pages={1247-53}
}
BACKGROUND Enteric fever is a major global problem. Emergence of antibacterial resistance threatens to render current treatments ineffective. There is little research or public health effort directed toward Salmonella enterica serovar Paratyphi A, because it is assumed to cause less severe enteric fever than does S. enterica serovar Typhi. There are few data on which to base this assumption, little is known of the serovar's antibacterial susceptibilities, and there is no readily available… CONTINUE READING

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