Social and Economic Burden Associated With Typhoid Fever in Kathmandu and Surrounding Areas: A Qualitative Study.

@article{Kaljee2017SocialAE,
  title={Social and Economic Burden Associated With Typhoid Fever in Kathmandu and Surrounding Areas: A Qualitative Study.},
  author={Linda Kaljee and Alfred Pach and Denise O. Garrett and Deepak Chandra Bajracharya and Kshitu Karki and Imran Khan},
  journal={The Journal of infectious diseases},
  year={2017}
}
Typhoid fever is a significant contributor to infectious disease mortality and morbidity in low- and middle-income countries, particularly in South Asia. With increasing antimicrobial resistance, commonly used treatments are less effective and risks increase for complications and hospitalizations. During an episode of typhoid fever, households experience multiple social and economic costs that are often undocumented. In the current study, qualitative interview data from Kathmandu and… CONTINUE READING

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