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A 37-year-old member asked:

I had typhoid, so am i a carrier now?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Possibly: Generally the salmonella remains resident in the gallbladder and reaches the gut through the biliary tree. If your stools remain positive for the organism you have become a carrier, but are not at risk of infecting others unless you are a food handler or do not use basic sanitary techniques like hand-washing after going to the bathroom.
Last updated Oct 3, 2013

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