Typhoid Fever is an infection caused by the bacteria Salmonella typhi. Transmission is most often through contaminated food or water and is common in developing countries.
Signs and symptoms of Typhoid Fever include fever, headache, constipation or diarrhea, fatigue and loss of appetite. Severe cases can result in life threatening complications such as enlargement of the liver and spleen or intestinal bleeding.
Confirmed cases reported.
Sources: Integrated Public Health Information System [2006-2015], extracted October 25, 2016 by Niagara Region Public Health; Population Estimates, IntelliHealth, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care , extracted April 17, 2015 by Niagara Region Public Health.
Ontario data: Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Integrated Public Health System database, extracted by Public Health Ontario [April 20, 2015].
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