Prevalence of typhoid fever in five Southern districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan: A preliminary study

2014 International Journal of Biosciences  
Typhoid fever, caused by Salmonella Typhi (S. Typhi), is one of the deadly diseases and is a serious public health problem around the world. The prevalence of typhoid fever in five flood affected Districts (Bannu, Hangu, Karak, Kohat and Peshawar) of khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan during 2010/11 was investigated in this study. The blood samples of 110 hospitalized patients were used for clinical diagnosis applying widal test and Dot immunosorbent Assay (DIA), and their results were
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doi:10.12692/ijb/4.1.325-330 fatcat:pxmlx422ifcipmj6dobtulivhy