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What is the definition or description of: typhoid vaccine?

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Dr. Sarah Kohl
Travel Medicine
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In brief: Vs. Typhoid Fever

Typhoid vaccine protects against an infection caused by salmonella typhi.
It comes in two forms an oral, live version which works for 5 years and a killed injection whilch works for 2 years. More info about the vaccines: http://www.Cdc.Gov/vaccines/pubs/vis/downloads/vis-typhoid.Pdf.

In brief: Vs. Typhoid Fever

Typhoid vaccine protects against an infection caused by salmonella typhi.
It comes in two forms an oral, live version which works for 5 years and a killed injection whilch works for 2 years. More info about the vaccines: http://www.Cdc.Gov/vaccines/pubs/vis/downloads/vis-typhoid.Pdf.
Dr. Sarah Kohl
Dr. Sarah Kohl
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Dr. Fidias De Leon
Nuclear Medicine

In brief: Prevent Typhoid

Typhoid vaccine can prevent typhoid infection.
Typhoid (typhoid fever) is a serious disease. It iscaused by bacteria called salmonella typhi.Typhoid causes a high fever, fatigue, weakness, stomach pains, headache, loss of appetite, and sometimes a rash. If it is not treated, it can kill up to 30% of people who get it. There are two vaccines to prevent typhoid, as a shot (killed), and oral (weakened).

In brief: Prevent Typhoid

Typhoid vaccine can prevent typhoid infection.
Typhoid (typhoid fever) is a serious disease. It iscaused by bacteria called salmonella typhi.Typhoid causes a high fever, fatigue, weakness, stomach pains, headache, loss of appetite, and sometimes a rash. If it is not treated, it can kill up to 30% of people who get it. There are two vaccines to prevent typhoid, as a shot (killed), and oral (weakened).
Dr. Fidias De Leon
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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics

In brief: Typhoid vaccine

Typhoid (typhoid fever) is a serious disease.
It is caused by bacteria called salmonella typhi. Generally, people get typhoid from contaminated food or water. Typhoid vaccine can prevent typhoid. There are two vaccines to prevent typhoid. One is an inactivated (killed) vaccine gotten as a shot, and the other is a live, attenuated (weakened) vaccine which is taken orally (by mouth).

In brief: Typhoid vaccine

Typhoid (typhoid fever) is a serious disease.
It is caused by bacteria called salmonella typhi. Generally, people get typhoid from contaminated food or water. Typhoid vaccine can prevent typhoid. There are two vaccines to prevent typhoid. One is an inactivated (killed) vaccine gotten as a shot, and the other is a live, attenuated (weakened) vaccine which is taken orally (by mouth).
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
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