Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical
Print version ISSN 0037-8682
SCODRO, Regiane Bertin de Lima et al. Report on typhoid fever case in Maringá, State of Paraná. Rev. Soc. Bras. Med. Trop. [online]. 2008, vol.41, n.6, pp. 676-679. ISSN 0037-8682. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0037-86822008000600023.
Typhoid fever is an acute bacterial disease caused by Salmonella enterica serotype typhi, which is acquired by consumption of contaminated food or water. This paper had the aim of describing a case of typhoid fever that occurred in Maringá, State of Paraná, after three years without any notifications of the disease.
Keywords : Salmonella enterica serotype typhi; Typhoid fever; Diagnosis.