David Pegues

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Enteric fever

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has enteric fever? What should you expect to find? Enteric (typhoid) fever is a systemic disease characterized by fever and abdominal pain caused by dissemination of Salmonella Typhi or Salmonella Paratyphi type A, B, or C. Fever (38.8-40.5°C; 101.8-104.9°F) is documented at presentation…

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