Typhoid Fever: Salmonella is the Causative Agent
Pp. 95-97 (3)
Muhammad Imran Qadir,
Typhoid fever which is the systemic disease is caused by the Salmonella
enterica or S. typhi. It has been a disease prevailing throughout the world most common
in developing countries, with common symptoms like high fever, constipation,
diarrhea, fatigue, and dry cough strategies for its diagnosis have been developed which
includes Widal and typhidot, the typhidot technique has advantage on the widal test
based on easiness and sensitivity, the different type of antibiotics has been produced for
the treatment, but as the bacterial species are becoming resistance there is need for the
development of other technique for the treatment which involves the development of
vaccines for the prevention of typhoid fever.
Antibiotics and Vaccines, High Fever, Salmonella enterica, Typhidot,
Typhoid, Widal Test.