The Treatment of Enteric Fever

@inproceedings{Parry2009TheTO,
  title={The Treatment of Enteric Fever},
  author={Christopher M Parry and Nicholas J Beeching},
  booktitle={BMJ},
  year={2009}
}
Fluoroquinolones remain the best option in areas where resistance is uncommon Enteric fever (typhoid and paratyphoid), caused by Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi or serovar Paratyphi A, represents a major burden of disease in communities that lack clean water and adequate sanitation. More than 27 million cases of enteric fever occur worldwide each year, with 216 000 deaths.1 Community based studies in Asia have shown a yearly incidence greater than 400/100 000 population in infants and… CONTINUE READING

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