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Antibiotic-Resistant Typhoid Spreading Across Asia, Africa

Posted 11 May 2015 by Drugs.com

MONDAY, May 11, 2015 – An antibiotic-resistant strain of the bacteria that causes typhoid fever has spread to many countries and reached epidemic levels in Africa, a new study warns. The strain, H58, emerged in South Asia between 25 and 30 years ago and has slowly grown to become one of the predominant forms of the bacteria Salmonella Typhi, said study author Vanessa Wong, a microbiologist at ...

Antibiotic Resistance Among Foodborne-Illness Germs a Mixed Bag: CDC

Posted 1 Jul 2014 by Drugs.com

TUESDAY, July 1, 2014 – There's good news and bad news about antibiotic resistance among the germs that cause foodborne illnesses, a new U.S. government report released Tuesday shows. "Our latest data show some progress in reducing resistance among some germs that make people sick, but unfortunately we're also seeing greater resistance in some pathogens, like certain types of salmonella," Dr. ...

Malaria, Typhoid Pose Biggest Threat to Travelers in Tropics

Posted 18 Jan 2013 by Drugs.com

FRIDAY, Jan. 18 – Malaria and typhoid fever – not the much-feared Ebola virus – are the biggest health threats for travelers to tropical regions of the world, according to a new study. Researchers analyzed data from more than 80,000 people in Australia, Europe, Israel, Japan, New Zealand and North America who sought medical care after traveling to the tropics between 1996 and 2011. More than ...

International Travel Raises Risk of Typhoid

Posted 12 Jan 2010 by Drugs.com

TUESDAY, Aug. 25 – International travel is the most common cause of infection with an antimicrobial-resistant strain of typhoid fever among patients in the United States, a new study finds. About 300 cases of typhoid fever are reported in the United States each year, and the majority of these cases are associated with foreign travel, especially to India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Over the last 20 ...

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