Updated Recommendations for the Use of Typhoid Vaccine — Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, United States, 2015
MMWR Weekly March 27, 2015 V.64 N.11 P.305-308
Brendan R. Jackson, MD, Shahed Iqbal, PhD, Barbara Mahon, MD.
1Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, CDC; 2Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, CDC (Corresponding author: Brendan R. Jackson, email@example.com, 404-639-0536)
These revised recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices update recommendations published in MMWR in 1994 (1) and include updated information on the two currently available vaccines and on vaccine safety.
They also include an update on the epidemiology of enteric fever in the United States, focusing on increasing drug resistance in Salmonella enterica serotype Typhi, the cause of typhoid fever, as well as the emergence of Salmonella serotype Paratyphi A, a cause of paratyphoid fever, against which typhoid vaccines offer little or no protection…..
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