Salmonella paratyphi A rates, Asia

R. Leon Ochiai, XuanYi Wang, Lorenz von Seidlein, Jin Yang, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Sujit K. Bhattacharya, Magdarina Agtini, Jacqueline L. Deen, John Wain, Deok Ryun Kim, Mohammad Ali, Camilo J. Acosta, Luis Jodar, John D. Clemens

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Little is known about the causes of enteric fever in Asia. Most cases are believed to be caused by Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi and the remainder by S. Paratyphi A. We compared their incidences by using standardized methods from population-based studies in China, Indonesia, India, and Pakistan.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1764-1766
Number of pages3
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2005

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