Typhoid Fever: An Emerging Global Threat

Authors

  • Sneha Gupta Amity Institute of Pharmacy, Amity University Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.54060/pcc.2023.23

Keywords:

Salmonella typhi, Lymph node, typhoid virus, typhus virus, citrobacter

Abstract

Typhoid fever, a formidable infectious disease, is caused primarily by the cunning bacterium known as Salmonella Typhi. This stealthy pathogen often finds its way into our bodies through tainted food and water, setting the stage for a grave public health challenge. Once inside, the Salmonella Typhi bacteria embarks on a dangerous journey, infiltrating our bloodstream and unleashing a host of distressing symptoms, with potentially lifethreatening consequences. In this paper, we delve into the everevolving world of typhoid fever, paying close attention to how urbanization and climate change are transforming the landscape and amplifying its worldwide reach. Understanding the titer value allows for the full and accurate analysis of a Widal test. To acquire the typhoid test report, a good diagnosis requiring titers in the range of 1:20, 1:40, 1:60, 1:80, 1:160, and 1:200 is made.

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2023-09-30

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Gupta S. Typhoid Fever: An Emerging Global Threat. Int. J. Primary Crit. Care [Internet]. 2023 Sep. 30 [cited 2024 Jul. 25];1(1):1-7. Available from: http://pcc.a2zjournals.com/index.php/pcc/article/view/23

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