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Typhoid Fever

Typhoid fever is a potentially severe and occasionally life-threatening febrile illness caused by Salmonella enterica serotype Typhi ( Typhi), a bacterium that only lives in humans.1


Cholera

Cholera is an intestinal infection caused by the bacterium Vibrio cholerae (V. cholerae) that has the potential to kill within hours.2,3


References:
  1. Newton A, Routh JA, Mahon BE. Typhoid and Paratyphoid Fever. CDC Health Information for International Travel 2016. New York, New York: Oxford University Press; 2015. http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/yellowbook/2016/infectious-diseases-related-to-travel/typhoid-paratyphoid-fever. Accessed October 13, 2015
  2. Cholera—Vibrio cholerae infection: general information. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. http://www.cdc.gov/cholera/general/. Accessed January 26, 2016.
  3. Harris JB, LaRocque RC, Qadri F, Ryan ET, Calderwood SB. Cholera. Lancet. 2012;379(9835):2466-2476. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(12)60436-X.

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