What is typhoid?
Typhoid fever is a bacterial infections of the intestinal tract and bloodstream. The bacterium responsible for both is Salmonella typhi, and is only carried by humans.
Sources & Citations
- Victoria State Government. Better Health Channel. Typhoid and paratyphoid. Available at: https://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/health/HealthyLiving/typhoid-and-paratyphoid (accessed 15 April 2018).
- New South Wales Government Health. Typhoid and paratyphoid fact sheet. Available at: http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/Infectious/factsheets/Pages/typhoid.aspx (accessed 15 April 2018).
SPANZ.SAPAS.18.04.0143a - Date of preparation May 2018Show All