Two outbreaks of typhoid fever related to the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Two outbreaks of typhoid fever caused by Salmonella typhi of the same phagotype (A, biotype II), and antibiotic susceptibility are reported.
Both occurred during the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The first outbreak appeared among the refugees from the town of Jajce.
The second outbreak appeared among the inhabitants in the village of Vidosi near Livno.
This report describes main clinical, epidemioloigcal and laboratory findings for 22 patients treated in Split University Hospital, Croatia, in the period November 1992-January 1993.
Possible epidemiological connections between those two outbreaks are discussed.
Mots-clés Pascal : Typhoïde, Salmonellose, Bactériose, Infection, Foyer infectieux, Guerre, Bosnie Herzégovine, Europe, Salmonella typhi, Enterobacteriaceae, Bactérie, Homme, Réfugié, Hygiène
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Typhoid, Salmonellosis, Bacteriosis, Infection, Infectious focus, War, Bosnia Herzegovina, Europe, Salmonella typhi, Enterobacteriaceae, Bacteria, Human, Refugee, Hygiene
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 96-0451854
Code Inist : 002B05B02F. Création : 10/04/1997.