Salmonella ser Typhi infections are widely recognized as a major cause of morbidity globally, with an estimated 21 million cases and between 200 000 and 600 000 deaths annually.1,2 The divergent estimates likely represent differences in methods used for assessing age-specific burden of typhoid and attributable mortality.3 In some parts of the world, notably South Asia,4 young children represent a subgroup with the highest burden of typhoid and also may have disproportionately high rates of morbidity and complications.5 The report by Lynch et al6 in this issue of JAMA summarizes current knowledge about cases of typhoid fever in the United States and highlights the role of international travel, the need for broader immunization practices, and concerns regarding increases in antibacterial resistance.
Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.
Download citation file:
Web of Science® Times Cited: 20
Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.
More Listings atJAMACareerCenter.com >
Enter your username and email address. We'll send you a link to reset your password.
Enter your username and email address. We'll send instructions on how to reset your password to the email address we have on record.
Athens and Shibboleth are access management services that provide single sign-on to protected resources. They replace the multiple user names and passwords necessary to access subscription-based content with a single user name and password that can be entered once per session. It operates independently of a user's location or IP address. If your institution uses Athens or Shibboleth authentication, please contact your site administrator to receive your user name and password.