Enteric fever in two vaccinated travellers to Latin America

Beaulieu, Andre-Anne; Boggild, Andrea K.
October 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/18/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 15, p1740
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents case studies of a 24-year-old woman and her 25-year-old partner who were diagnosed of enteric fever after travelling in Latin America. It says that the patients received vaccinations for typhoid fever, yellow fever, hepatitis A, and malaria prophylaxis prior to their trip. It adds that, however, they live among local residents, eat local foods and drink local water, wherein they accumulate the foodborne and waterborne illness with Salmonella enterica serotyphe Paratyphi B.


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