Typhoid Fever

By:Jenna McCauley and Reagan Bozarth

What causes this illness?

Typhoid fever is caused by Salmonella Typhoid strain of bacteria that lives only in humans.

How is it spread?

Typhoid germs are passed in the feces and, to some extent, the urine of infected people. The germs are spread by eating or drinking water or foods contaminated by feces from the infected individual.

How can this illness be prevented

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What are the symptoms of this illness?

The symptoms are fever, headache, constipation or diarrhea, rose-colored spots on the trunk and an enlarged spleen and liver.

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