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Little is known about the causes of enteric fever in Asia. Most cases are believed to be caused by Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi and the remainder by S. Paratyphi A. We compared their incidences by using standardized methods from population-based studies in China, Indonesia, India, and Pakistan.

Original publication

DOI

10.3201/eid1111.050168

Type

Journal article

Journal

Emerging infectious diseases

Publication Date

11/2005

Volume

11

Pages

1764 - 1766

Addresses

International Vaccine Institute, Kwanak PO Box 14, Seoul, South Korea 151-600. rlochiai@ivi.int

Keywords

Humans, Salmonella paratyphi A, Salmonella typhi, Paratyphoid Fever, Typhoid Fever, Population Surveillance, Incidence, Adolescent, Adult, Aged, Middle Aged, Child, Child, Preschool, Infant, Infant, Newborn, Asia