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Typhoid: the green book, chapter 33

Typhoid immunisation information for public health professionals, including updates.

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Typhoid: the green book, chapter 33

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Update patch to chapter 33: 28 August 2015

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Chapter 33 update patches archive

Typhoid fever is a systemic infection caused by the gram-negative bacterium Salmonella enterica, subspecies enterica, serotype typhi. Paratyphoid fever is an illness clinically similar but usually less severe than typhoid and is caused by S. paratyphi A, B and C.

Published 20 March 2013
Last updated 28 August 2015 + show all updates
  1. Change of manufacturer for Vivotif (oral typhoid vaccine).
  2. Uploaded updated chapter 33 and patch to chapter, dated 24 October 2014.
  3. Updated the Body text to include a link to National Archives (chapter update patches) and NHS Choices.
  4. First published.