Explain why the incubation period for typhoid fever would be longer than for cholera.?

Colplex. Two very different microorganisms with different mechanisms for producing disease. Cholera affects only the mucous lining of the bowel and produces a toxin-mediated watery diarrhea. Salmonella typhi infection begins in the intestinal tract, spreading to the local lymph nodes, to the blood stream, etc.

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How important is diet in the recovery period from typhoid fever and what are the dietary recommendations?

Check with your doc. Usually it makes no difference whatsoever. Whatever food you tolerate. But better check with your doc to be safe. Read more...
None specific. There are no specific dietary restrictions if you have had typhoid fever and are recovering on appropriate antibiotics. Five days is a little more rapid in response than usual. Would wonder how the diagnosis was established and whether correct. Good luck and stay well.F. Read more...

Where do I get cholera, typhoid, yellow fever, meningitis and heptatis vaccines?

Hepatitis. Hepatitis a and b vaccinations are well worth having for anyone. Hep a is a food borne illness. Hep b requires more intimate contact with secretions from an infected person. If you have not yet received it a tdap vaccine will cover tetanus and whooping cough as well. If an adult has whooping cough they are a danger to young infants who can die from the disease. Read more...
Travel vaccines. These are unusual vaccines that most primary care physicians do not stock (cholera, typhoid, yellow fever). There are physicians who specialize in travel medicine and they can arrange for these vaccines for your trip. Read more...