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paratyphoid

 [par″ah-ti´foid]
1. resembling typhoid fever.
paratyphoid fever infection caused by Salmonella of all groups except S. typhosa. The disease is usually milder than typhoid fever and has a shorter incubation period, more abrupt onset, and a lower mortality rate. Clinically and pathologically, however, the two diseases cannot be distinguished.

par·a·ty·phoid fe·ver

an acute infectious disease with symptoms and lesions resembling those of typhoid fever, although milder in character; associated with the presence of the paratyphoid organism of which at least three varieties (types A, B, and C) have been described.
Synonym(s): paratyphoid

paratyphoid

/para·ty·phoid/ (-ti´foid) infection due to Salmonella of all groups except S. typhi.

par·a·ty·phoid fe·ver

, paratyphoid (par'ă-tī'foyd fē'vĕr)
An acute infectious disease with symptoms and lesions resembling those of typhoid fever, although milder in character; associated with the presence of the paratyphoid organism, of which at least three varieties (types A, B, and C) have been described.

par·a·ty·phoid fe·ver

, paratyphoid (par'ă-tī'foyd fē'vĕr)
Acute infectious disease with symptoms and lesions resembling those of typhoid fever, although milder in character.

paratyphoid

infection with any Salmonella sp. other than S. typhi in humans. See salmonellosis.

paratyphoid nodule
very small, yellow, necrotic foci in the liver in calves and pigs with salmonellosis.
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