Typhoid

Typhoid Injection

About Typhoid

Key Fact: In general, mortality is low (<1%) where antibiotic treatment is available.

Faecal Oral: Consumption of food or water contaminated with faeces.

Symptoms: Fatigue, headache, abdominal pain, fever, constipation or diarrhoea (depending on age).

Severe Case: Brain dysfunction, delirium, intestinal perforation, death.

Precautions: Vaccination; Avoid raw / undercooked meat, seafood, salads and uncooked fruit or vegetables; Avoid drinking tap water (including fruit drinks), as well as drinks containing ice; Frequent hand washing.