Section 19
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War-associated cases of typhoid fever imported to Split-Dalmatia County (Croatia)

Punda-Polić, V.; Kraljević, K.Sisko.; Bradarić, N.

Military Medicine 172(10): 1096-1098


ISSN/ISBN: 0026-4075
PMID: 17985773
Accession: 018497910

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Objective: The goal was to investigate the number and origin of typhoid fever cases in Split-Dalmatia County, Croatia, during the period of 1970-2005. Methods: Data from the medical records of typhoid fever cases treated at the University Hospital during the 35-year period were analyzed. Cases were defined as those in which Salmonella typhi was isolated from blood and/or stool. All isolates were tested for susceptibility to antimicrobial agents. Results: A total of 45 cases were identified.

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