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Epidemiology for public health
Istituto Superiore di Sanità
Epidemiology for public health - ISS

Typhoid fever, also known as enteric fever or abdominal typhus, is caused by the bacterium Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi (Salmonella Typhi). Humans are the only vectors of the disease which, if left untreated, has a mortality rate of over 10%.

Publication date: 15 January 2021