Typhoid fever

Enteric fever

Typhoid fever is an infection that causes diarrhea and a rash. It is most commonly caused due to a bacteria called Salmonella typhi (S typhi).

Salmonella typhi organism

The causative agent of typhoid fever is the bacterium Salmonella typhi. (Image courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.)

Fly

Flies carry disease by transporting infectious agents on their feet. They may spread salmonellosis, typhoid, and other diseases. (Image courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.)

Digestive system organs

The digestive system organs in the abdominal cavity include the liver, gallbladder, stomach, small intestine and large intestine.

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Treatment

Outlook (Prognosis)

Possible Complications

When to Contact a Medical Professional

Prevention