typhoid

Typhoid outbreak investigation in Dzivaresekwa Suburb of Harare City, Zimbabwe, 2011

Introduction: Typhoid fever is a systemic infection caused by a gram negative bacterium, Salmonella Typhi. Harare City reported 1078 cases of suspected typhoid fever cases from October 2011 to January 2010. We initiated an investigation to identify possible source of transmission so as to institute control measures.

Year: 
2011
Author (s): 
Monica Muti, N. Gombe, S. Mungofa, M. Tshimanga

 

Presenter (s): 
Monica Muti
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Conference: 
EIS International Night 2012
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