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An outpatient, ambulant-design, controlled human infection model using escalating doses of Salmonella Typhi challenge delivered in sodium bicarbonate solution.

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BACKGROUND: Typhoid fever is a major global health problem, the control of which is hindered by lack of a suitable animal model in which to study Salmonella Typhi infection. Until 1974, a human challenge model advanced understanding of typhoid and was used in vaccine development. We set out to establish a new human challenge model and ascertain the S. Typhi (Quailes strain) inoculum required for an attack rate of 60%-75% in typhoid-naive volunteers when ingested with sodium bicarbonate soluti...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1093/cid/ciu078

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NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre More from this funder
Oxford Martin School More from this funder
Jenner Institute More from this funder
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Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America Journal website
Volume:
58
Issue:
9
Pages:
1230-1240
Publication date:
2014-05-01
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EISSN:
1537-6591
ISSN:
1058-4838
Source identifiers:
449132
Language:
English
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2014-02-26

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