Typhoid fever

Causative organism: Salmonella typhi Mode of transmission: Faeco - oral route, urine-oral route either directly through hands soiled with faeces or urine of cases or carriers or indirectly by ingestion of contaminated water, milk, food. Incubation Period: 7-14 days Clinical manifestations: High fever (103-104 F)HeadacheNauseaVomitingAbdominal crampsDiarrhoea or ConstipationCoughHepatomegalySplenomegalyRelative bradycardiaDicrotic pulseRose spots Laboratory Diagnosis: Complete blood … Continue reading Typhoid fever