enteric fever


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en·ter·ic fe·ver

1. Synonym(s): typhoid fever
2. the group of typhoid and paratyphoid fevers.

enteric fever

n.
Typhoid fever or paratyphoid fever.

enteric fever

enteric fever

A nonspecific term for typhoid and paratyphoid gastroenteritides which are accompanied by fever.

en·ter·ic fe·ver

(en-ter'ik fē'vĕr)
1. Synonym(s): typhoid fever.
2. The group of typhoid and paratyphoid fevers.

enteric fever

See TYPHOID.

Enteric fever

A term that is sometimes used for either typhoid or paratyphoid fever.
Mentioned in: Paratyphoid Fever

enteric

pertaining to the small intestine.

enteric bacteria
straight gram-negative rods, members of the family enterobacteriaceae.
enteric-coated
designating a special coating applied to tablets or capsules which prevents release and absorption of their contents until they reach the intestine.
enteric fever
enteric protein loss
see protein-losing enteropathy.
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Emerging Salmonella Paratyphi A enteric fever and changing trends in antimicrobial resistance pattern of salmonella in Shimla.
Besides imported cases from countries in which enteric fever is highly endemic, such as India, Indonesia, and Pakistan, rates of importation were high for travelers from Turkey and Morocco (Table).
Typhi and Paratyphi cause an estimated 20 million cases of enteric fever and 200,000-600,000 deaths annually in disease-endemic countries; cases have been increasing globally (15).
With increasing resistance to fluoroquinolones and possibility of re-emergence of sensitivity to chloramphenicol, the policy of empirical treatment of enteric fever needs to be rationalized.
Among the vaccine-preventable diseases, enteric fever and hepatitis A increase with long-term travel.
typhi PCR result; a diagnosis of enteric fever required a positive blood culture for S.
More than 80% of 442 enteric fever cases reported in Japan during 2001-2004 were imported (5).
Salmonella enterica serovar Paratyphi A is the second most common cause of enteric fever after S.
Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi is believed to cause most enteric fever episodes, and a smaller portion are caused by S.
We report our recent observations in cases of treatment failure of enteric fever caused by S.
The incidence of enteric fever caused by Salmonella enterica serotype Paratyphi A has been increasing in India since 1996.