TYPHOID FEVER

(Enteric Fever) Synonyms: Enteric Fever, Ileotyphus. The Typhus Abdominalis of the Germans. DEFINITION An acute intestinal infection caused by Salmonella typhi characterized by insidious onset of fever, intense headache with relative bradycardia, rose colored eruptions, abdominal discomfort and splenomegaly. ETIOLOGY (Cases of Typhoid Fever) Distribution –   Worldwide Season: –   Summer artumn Causative organism: –   Salmonella […]