Disease Information for Salmonella paratyphi

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Abdominal Pain in Children
Acute Diarrhea
Acute Diarrhea in Children
Anorexia in Children
Anterior abdomen erythema
Chronic Diarrhea in a Child
Diarrhea
Diarrhea in Children
Right Lower Quadrant Pain in Children
Right Lower Quadrant Pain/Tenderness
STOOL Pus/purulence
Splenomegaly
Acutely ill patient/signs
Constitutional symptoms
Fever
Fever Febrile Possible
Fever in Immigrants
Flu-Like Syndrome
High body temperature
Malaise
Typical Clinical Presentation
Viremia Sepsis with low WBC
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Fever Immigrant Recent Home country visit
Presentation/Fever recent Travel Long visit return
AIDS with Diarrhea
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Exposure Factors
Exposure/Clusters of cases in a short time
Exposure/Sewage
Recent Event
Recent/Travel
Recent/Travel/International 6-18 months ago
Established Disease Population
Patient/Gauchers disease
Patient/Sickle cell/anemia
Population Group
Population/Immigrant population
Event, Activity, Behavioral & Seasonal Factors
Event/Community clusters/family members also ill
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Microlab/Bacillus/rods on smear
Microlab/Gram-positive bacillus seen
Microlab/Stool culture/enteric pathogens abnormal
Microlab/Stool Positive enteric pathogen
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Acute inflammatory markers elevated (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
WBC
WBC/White Blood Cell Count/Leukocytes (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Febrile Agglutinins (Lab)
STOOL Lactoferrin
STOOL Leukocytes
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Amebiasis
Babesiosis
Crohn's disease (regional enteritis)
Pseudomembranous colitis/C difficile colitis
Ulcerative colitis
Associated Disease & Complications
Acute gastroenteritis
Acute Neutropenia Caused by Infection
Arthritis Pyogenic Septic
Bacterial dysentery
Cholecystitis without gallstones
Enterocolitis, Infection
Gastroenteritis, acute infectious
Infectious colitis/diarrhea syndrome
Salmonella paratyphi
Salmonella typhlitis/cecitis
Typhlitis
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Bacteria (category)
AGENT/Enterobacteraceae/oxidase neg/catalase pos (ex)
AGENT/Epidemic disease (ex)
AGENT/Foodbourne infection
AGENT/Gram negative bacteria (ex)
AGENT/Gram negative rods (ex)
AGENT/Motile bacteria/Flagella (example)
Process
PROCESS/Infection/agent specific (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Cefotaxime (Claforan)
RX/Ceftriaxone (Rocephin)
RX/Ciprofloxacin (Cipro)
RX/Fluoroquinolone antibiotic
RX/Ofloxacin (Floxin)
Definition

A serotype of Salmonella enterica that causes mild paratyphoid fever in humans.

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