paratyphoid fever
noun see paratyphoid II

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  • Paratyphoid fever — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 33218 ICD10 = ICD10|A|01|1|a|00 ICD10|A|01|4|a|00 ICD9 = ICD9|002 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D010284 : This about the disease paratyphoid fever. See …   Wikipedia

  • paratyphoid fever — an infectious disease caused by the bacterium Salmonella paratyphi A, B, or C. Bacteria are spread in the faeces of patients or carriers, and outbreaks occur as a result of poor sanitation or unhygienic food handling. After an incubation period… …   Medical dictionary

  • paratyphoid fever — noun any of a variety of infectious intestinal diseases resembling typhoid fever • Syn: ↑paratyphoid • Hypernyms: ↑infectious disease * * * noun see paratyphoid II * * * paratyphoid fever, a bacterial disease resembling typhoid fever but usually… …   Useful english dictionary

  • paratyphoid fever — ▪ disease       infectious disease similar to typhoid (typhoid fever), though usually milder, caused by any of several organisms: Salmonella paratyphi (paratyphoid A), S. schottmulleri (paratyphoid B), or S. hirschfeldii (paratyphoid C). The… …   Universalium

  • paratyphoid fever — an infectious disease caused by the bacterium Salmonella paratyphi A, B, or C. Bacteria are spread in the faeces of patients or carriers, and outbreaks occur as a result of poor sanitation or unhygienic food handling. After an incubation period… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • paratyphoid fever — noun Any of a variety of acute infectious intestinal diseases resembling typhoid fever but less severe, caused by eating food contaminated with certain bacteria of the genus Salmonella …   Wiktionary

  • paratyphoid fever — /pærəˌtaɪfɔɪd ˈfivə/ (say paruh.tuyfoyd feevuh) noun an infectious disease similar in some ways to typhoid fever but usually milder, and caused by different bacteria …   Australian English dictionary

  • Лихорадка Паратифозная (Paratyphoid Fever) — инфекционное заболевание, вызываемое бактериями видов Salmonella paratyphi А, В или С. Распространение болезни происходит через зараженные каловые массы больных или носителей этих бактерий; вспышки заболевания отмечаются в местах с плохими… …   Медицинские термины

  • paratyphoid — [par΄ə tī′foid΄] adj. [ PARA 1 + TYPHOID] designating, of, or causing an infectious disease closely resembling typhoid fever but usually milder and caused by bacteria (genus Salmonella) n. paratyphoid fever …   English World dictionary

  • paratyphoid — SYN: p. fever. * * * para·ty·phoid .par ə tī .fȯid, (.)tī adj 1) resembling typhoid fever 2) of or relating to paratyphoid or its causative organisms <paratyphoid infection> paratyphoid n any of numerous salmonelloses (as necrotic… …   Medical dictionary

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