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Typhoid Carrier

Carrier of Infectious Disease Typhoid


Presentation

  • .- ) Carrier of infectious disease Approximate Synonyms Typhoid carrier Present On Admission POA Help "Present On Admission" is defined as present at the time the order for inpatient admission occurs — conditions that develop during an outpatient encounter[icd10data.com]
  • In the present study, 25 samples were collected in different places from different food handlers.[scialert.net]
  • The present studies show that chronic typhoid carriers regularly excrete large numbers of S. typhosa in stool. The evidence strongly suggests that the biliary tract is the primary site of multiplication in those patients.[ajtmh.org]
Fever
  • Typhi strain CR0044 isolated from a typhoid fever carrier in Kelantan, Malaysia. These data will further enhance the understanding of its host persistence and adaptive mechanism.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Quoted in chapter 2: History of typhoid fever. In: Huckstep RL (ed): Typhoid fever and other salmonella infections. Livingstone, Edinburgh, 1962. Google Scholar 2.[link.springer.com]
  • The absence of the usual symptoms of typhoid fever is not always a reliable indicator that one does not have typhoid fever. D. Typhoid fever sometimes occurs even when the typhoid bacillus is not present. E.[gmatclub.com]
  • Fluoroquinolones for treating typhoid and paratyphoid fever (enteric fever). Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2008 Oct 8. CD004530. [Medline] . Thielman, NM, Guerrant, RL. Enteric Fever and Other Causes of Abdominal Symptoms with Fever.[medscape.com]
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Laboratory Technician
  • She was given a cottage and a job as a laboratory technician, but, bitter and unrepentant, she refused all friendships and dined alone the rest of her days.[nydailynews.com]
Dyspnea
  • Browse recently published Learning/CME Learning/CME View all learning/CME CME A Trial of a Shorter Regimen for Rifampin-Resistant Tuberculosis Case 10-2019: A 69-Year-Old Man with Progressive Dyspnea Mucinous Ovarian Carcinoma Challenge Yourself Interactive[nejm.org]
Purpura
  • Haug Browse recently published Learning/CME Learning/CME View all learning/CME CME Case 3-2019: A 70-Year-Old Woman with Fever, Headache, and Progressive Encephalopathy Caplacizumab Treatment for Acquired Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura Randomized[nejm.org]
Forgetful
  • The typhoid bacillus does not always cause typhoid fever. 800 score Spoiler: OA request expert reply pradeepss Manager Status: Please do not forget to give kudos if you like my post Joined: 19 Sep 2008 Posts: 90 Location: United States (CA) Re: Mary Mallon[gmatclub.com]

Workup

Staphylococcus Aureus
  • aureus Z22.322 Carrier or suspected carrier of Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus Z22.33 Carrier of bacterial disease due to streptococci Z22.330 Carrier of Group B streptococcus Z22.338 Carrier of other streptococcus Reimbursement claims with[icd10data.com]

Treatment

  • Reid T, Smith C Ciprofloxacin treatment of chronic salmonella excretors. Chemotherapy 1987, 6, Supplement 2: 485–486. Google Scholar 85. Diridl G, Pichler H, Wolf D Treatment of chronic salmonella carriers with ciprofloxacin.[link.springer.com]
  • In 2 cases who underwent a cholecystectomy prior to the Amoxil treatment (‘short term treatment’ lasting 18 days), a bacteriological relapse was observed on the 12th and 18th day after treatment.[karger.com]
  • Efficacy of azithromycin in the treatment of childhood typhoid Fever. Mymensingh Med J . 2007 Jul. 16(2):149-53. [Medline] . Acosta C et al. Background document: The diagnosis, treatment and prevention of typhoid fever. 07/2003. Available at .[medscape.com]
  • Abstract INTRODUCTION The treatment of chronic typhoid carriers is an important public health problem. Hundreds of non-surgical methods of therapy have been tried and found ineffective.[annals.org]

Prognosis

  • What is the treatment for typhoid fever, and what is the prognosis? Typhoid fever is treated with antibiotics that kill the Salmonella bacteria. Prior to the use of antibiotics, the fatality rate was 20%.[medicinenet.com]
  • Stupor, coma, or shock reflects severe disease and a poor prognosis. Complications occur mainly in patients who are untreated or in whom treatment is delayed.[merckmanuals.com]
  • What Is the Prognosis of Typhoid Fever? With appropriate antibiotic therapy, most patients recover from the disease. However, as many as 30% of people who do not receive therapy will die.[emedicinehealth.com]
  • Prognosis In the days before antibiotics, mortality was 20%. Between 10-20% of patients treated with antibiotics have a relapse, usually a week after stopping the antibiotic (although it can be much later).[patient.info]

Etiology

  • […] of diseases in human communities. 2. the field of medicine concerned with the determination of the specific causes of localized outbreaks of infection, such as hepatitis, of toxic disorders, such as lead poisoning, or any other disease of recognized etiology[vdh.virginia.gov]
  • Salmonella typhi is noteworthy in the etiology of outbreaks and sporadic cases of typhoid fever, which remains as an important public health problem, causing 16 million cases of the disease and 600,000 deaths, annually all over the world ( Ivanoff, 1995[scialert.net]
  • Predominant age: all ages Predominant sex: male female Incidence In the United States, 300 to 500 new cases per year Etiology and Pathophysiology Historically, typhoid fever (untreated) occurs in several week-long stages.[unboundmedicine.com]
  • His essay,“The Etiology of Typhoid Fever,” published in 1900 in the Abstract of Report on the Origin and Spread of Typhoid Fever in U.S.[exhibits.hsl.virginia.edu]

Epidemiology

  • Tracked down through epidemiological detective work, she was finally apprehended as she hid behind a barricade of trashcans.[books.google.de]
  • Dakshinamurthy Sivakumar,Chandrajit Lahiri,Dipshikha Chakravortty Medicinal Chemistry Research. 2013; 22(4): 1804 6 Development of Vi conjugate – a new generation of typhoid vaccine Shousun Chen Szu Expert Review of Vaccines. 2013; 12(11): 1273 7 An epidemiological[ijmm.org]
  • George Soper's epidemiological investigations, which covered just fragments of her culinary career, revealed that she had caused at least 53 cases and three deaths from typhoid in seven households and one hos pital„ Unraveled Mystery It was Mary's fate[nytimes.com]
  • Bulletin Archive Contact Us Laurie Forlano, DO, MPH, State Epidemiologist Director, Office of Epidemiology 109 Governor Street, 6th Floor East Richmond, VA 23219 Phone: (804) 864-8141 Fax: (804) 864-8139 Contact Us by Email[vdh.virginia.gov]
  • Patients A and B resided approximately 6 miles (10 kilometers) apart and had no discernible epidemiologic connection. Family members of patients A and B tested negative for S. Typhi.[cdc.gov]
Sex distribution
Age distribution

Pathophysiology

  • Predominant age: all ages Predominant sex: male female Incidence In the United States, 300 to 500 new cases per year Etiology and Pathophysiology Historically, typhoid fever (untreated) occurs in several week-long stages.[unboundmedicine.com]
  • Pathophysiology All pathogenic Salmonella species, when present in the gut are engulfed by phagocytic cells, which then pass them through the mucosa and present them to the macrophages in the lamina propria.[emedicine.medscape.com]

Prevention

  • We must, therefore, as before, turn to the more general methods of preventing infection, such as safeguarding our food and water, not only chiefly when typhoid fever is present, but at all times, for we now know that in every community, whether it be[learner.org]
  • According to the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention, typhoid vaccines are used to prevent typhoid infection and are recommended for people who travel regularly to countries where typhoid is common.[livestrong.com]
  • Prevent infection Former ward sister May Heffernan said members of staff refused to go inside the isolation ward and were made to scrub up carefully to prevent infection.[news.bbc.co.uk]
  • SLIDESHOW Viral Infection Types, Treatment, and Prevention See Slideshow Typhoid Fever Center Medically Reviewed on 9/21/2017 References REFERENCE: United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Typhoid Fever." July 18, 2016..[medicinenet.com]
  • Gilbert also states: "Typhoid fever, among the last of the pestilential fevers modern science learned to prevent and keep under control in the Western World is caused by a bacillus called Salmonella-typhosa.[whale.to]

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