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Disease definition

Typhoid or typhoid fever is a reportable, fecal-oral, potentially fatal infectious disease, caused by the bacteria Salmonella typhi and characterized by a non-focal fever.


  • Synonym(s):
    • Typhoid fever
    • Typhoidal salmonellosis
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: A01.0
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0041466
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 9564
  • MedDRA: -

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