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Typhoid Fever (Enteric Fever) Topic Guide

Typhoid Fever (Enteric Fever) Typhoid Fever (Enteric Fever): Typhoid fever is a disease caused by the bacterium Salmonella typhi. Symptoms and signs of typhoid fever include:
  • high fevers,
  • stomach pains,
  • headache, and
  • a distinctive rose-colored rash.
A variety of antibiotics treat typhoid fever.

Typhoid Fever (Enteric Fever) Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

ciprofloxacin (oral) Ciprofloxacin (oral)

Ciprofloxacin is a fluoroquinolone (flor-o-KWIN-o-lone) antibiotic that fights bacteria in the body. Ciprofloxacin is used to treat different types of bacte...learn more »