Typhoid fever is an illness caused by the Salmonella typhi bacteria. The illness is contracted by ingesting the bacteria in contaminated water or food. Symptoms include headaches, fever, diarrhea, lethargy, aches and pains, and poor appetite. Treatment focuses on killing the Salmonella bacteria with antibiotics. Read more: Typhoid Fever Article
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Treatment & Diagnosis
Medications & Supplements
- Cipro, Cipro XR (ciprofloxacin) Antibiotic
- sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim, Bactrim, Bactrim DS
- furazolidone (oral), Furoxone
- chloramphenicol (Chloromycetin, Econochlor, Ocu-Chlor [These are discontinued brands in the US])
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- Typhoid vaccine live oral Ty21a, Vivotif
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