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Typhoid Fever (Deadly Diseases and Epidemics) by Donald Emmeluth

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Published by Chelsea House Publications .
Written in English


  • Medicine: General Issues,
  • Health Sciences (Young Adult),
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 10-12),
  • Health & Daily Living - Diseases,
  • Diseases,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Typhoid fever

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsDavid Heymann (Foreword), I. Edward Alcamo (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatLibrary Binding
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11149025M
ISBN 100791074641
ISBN 109780791074640

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Sep 25,  · Typhoid fever, also known as typhoid, is a common, worldwide bacterial disease. It is transmitted by the ingestion of food or water that has been contaminated with the feces of a person infected by the bacterium Salmonella typhi, serotype Typhi. Review your knowledge of Typhoid fever and how it is caused by a Salmonella bacteria infection. Use the worksheet and quiz to identify study points. This page includes the following topics and synonyms: Typhoid Fever, Enteric Fever, Salmonella typhi, Paratyphoid Fever, Salmonella partyphi, Rose Spot. In the 21st century, typhoid fever afflicts more than 21 million people each year, primarily in underdeveloped countries. In the age before sanitation and antibiotics, the infection was even more devastating, crippling entire armies and claiming the lives of both rich and poor. The story of typhoid is in many ways the story of modern medicine itself, with early efforts at treatment and.