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Salmonella typhi

Salmonella typhi is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins ABX Guide.

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MICROBIOLOGY

  • Aerobic, Gram-negative rod, 2-4 x 0.4-0.6µm.
  • Grows on standard media from stool source, but need fresh specimen.
    • Enrichment broth (tetrathionate or selenite) may help growth when organisms present in low numbers.
  • Salmonella enterica serovars Typhi and Paratyphi cause typhoid and paratyphoid fever respectively. Typhod and paratyphoid fever are collectively known as enteric fever.

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Last updated: January 3, 2018

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Fabre, Valeria. "Salmonella Typhi." Johns Hopkins ABX Guide, The Johns Hopkins University, 2018. Pediatrics Central, peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540692/all/Salmonella_typhi.
Fabre V. Salmonella typhi. Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. The Johns Hopkins University; 2018. https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540692/all/Salmonella_typhi. Accessed June 25, 2019.
Fabre, V. (2018). Salmonella typhi. In Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. Available from https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540692/all/Salmonella_typhi
Fabre V. Salmonella Typhi [Internet]. In: Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. The Johns Hopkins University; 2018. [cited 2019 June 25]. Available from: https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540692/all/Salmonella_typhi.
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