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The challenge of enteric fever.

Abstract:

Enteric fever, a non-specific, systemic infection caused by S. Typhi or Paratyphi A, B or C, is common in resource-limited regions of the world, where poor sanitation infrastructure facilitates faeco-oral transmission. Prompt treatment with appropriate antibiotics minimises illness severity, but presentation to health care facilities is often delayed because of the non-specific nature of the symptoms and the lack of reliable diagnostic tests. Disease prevention requires significant investment...

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Publisher copy:
10.1016/j.jinf.2013.09.013

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Waddington, CS More by this author
Darton, TC More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Paediatrics, Biomedical Research Centre
Journal:
The Journal of infection
Volume:
68 Suppl 1
Pages:
S38-S50
Publication date:
2014-01-05
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EISSN:
1532-2742
ISSN:
0163-4453
URN:
uuid:a1eb9694-29c6-44bb-bc2c-de8ccb9dfc53
Source identifiers:
434382
Local pid:
pubs:434382

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