Mississippi State Department of Health

Typhoid fever


Typhoid fever is caused by the bacterium Salmonella typhi. In the United States, about 400 cases occur each year, and about 70% of these are acquired while traveling internationally. Typhoid fever is common in the developing world, where it affects about 12.5 million people every year.

Additional Resources

Links referenced on this page
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention    https://www.cdc.gov/typhoid-fever/
Information for travelers    https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel

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