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Diagnostic metabolite biomarkers of chronic typhoid carriage.

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Salmonella Typhi and Salmonella Paratyphi A are the agents of enteric (typhoid) fever; both can establish chronic carriage in the gallbladder. Chronic Salmonella carriers are typically asymptomatic, intermittently shedding bacteria in the feces, and contributing to disease transmission. Detecting chronic carriers is of public health relevance in areas where enteric fever is endemic, but there are no routinely used methods for prospectively identifying those carrying Sa...

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10.1371/journal.pntd.0006215

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0000-0001-6499-3281
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Bill and Melinda Gates foundation. More from this funder
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Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases Journal website
Volume:
12
Issue:
1
Pages:
e0006215
Publication date:
2018-01-05
Acceptance date:
2017-01-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1935-2735
ISSN:
1935-2727
Pubs id:
pubs:823414
URN:
uri:35d3f5c9-bd66-410b-a29a-83c64b5f6001
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uuid:35d3f5c9-bd66-410b-a29a-83c64b5f6001
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pubs:823414
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English
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