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Typhoid fever in a young immigrant child: a case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18717293     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Typhoid fever is a systemic disease not endemic to South Dakota. We report a case of a young child, living in South Dakota since immigrating with his family as a refugee, who developed typhoid fever. Contact investigation failed to identify a source, suggesting that the infection was acquired abroad. The clinical presentation of typhoid is discussed, and the literature relevant to diagnosis, treatment and prevention is reviewed.
Abdallah F Elias; Scott N Peterson; Mark K Huntington
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  South Dakota medicine : the journal of the South Dakota State Medical Association     Volume:  61     ISSN:  0038-3317     ISO Abbreviation:  S D Med     Publication Date:  2008 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-08-22     Completed Date:  2008-10-17     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101265265     Medline TA:  S D Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  255-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Sioux Falls Family Medicine Residency Program, Center for Family Medicine, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic / therapeutic use
Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
Azithromycin / therapeutic use
Ceftriaxone / therapeutic use
Child, Preschool
Emigrants and Immigrants*
Salmonella typhi
Typhoid Fever / diagnosis*,  drug therapy
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Analgesics, Non-Narcotic; 0/Anti-Bacterial Agents; 73384-59-5/Ceftriaxone; 83905-01-5/Azithromycin

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