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Antimicrobial Resistance, Virulence Profiles and Molecular Subtypes of Salmonella enterica Serovars Typhi and Paratyphi A Blood Isolates

Enteric fever caused by Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi (S. Typhi) and Salmonella enterica serovar Paratyphi A (S. Paratyphi A) still continues to be a major public health problem in developing countries like India. Typhoid fever was estimated to have caused 21.6 million illnesses and 216,500 deaths globally, and the…

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Bacterial bloodstream infections: early diagnosis and treatment are essential

While most patients who are hospitalized with fevers have viral infections, some have bacterial bloodstream infections that should be treated with the appropriate antibiotic agents. In India, as in other developing countries, access to laboratory analysis can be limited, and few studies have examined the incidence of community-acquired bacterial bloodstream… 

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