Is a mild disease related to typhoid caused by similar bacteria.
Symptoms include malaise, fever, headache, anorexia and cough.
Sometimes bleeding, confusion and hearing loss occurs.
It is acquired after eating contaminated food or water.
vaccination against typhoid does not give protection, but ciprofloxacin
(an antibiotic) is effective treatment.
World Health Organization Who http://www.who.int/water_sanitation_health/
Victorian Government Health Information http://www.health.vic.gov.au/ideas/bluebook/typhoid.htm
World Water day http://www.worldwaterday.org/2001/disease/typhoid.html
Hong Kong Health Department (Good image of typhoid rash) ttp://www.info.gov.hk/dh/diseases/CD/Typhoid.htm