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Typhoid and Paratyphoid Fevers

Case definition

Confirmed case

  • For typhoid fever, laboratory confirmation of infection with/without symptoms: 

    •  Culture isolation of Salmonella Typhi from an appropriate clinical specimen. 

  • For paratyphoid fever, laboratory confirmation of infection with/without symptoms:

    •  Culture isolation of Salmonella Paratyphi from an appropriate clinical specimen

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