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CDC HEALTH ADVISORY - Extensively Drug-Resistant Salmonella Typhi Infections Among U.S. Residents Without International Travel

View the PDF of this CDC Health Advisory https://emergency.cdc.gov/han/pdf/CDC-HAN-439-XDR-Salmonella-Typhi-Infections-in-U.S.-Without-Intl-Travel-02.12.2021.pdf    This is an official CDC HEALTH ADVISORY   Distributed via the CDC Health Alert Network  February 12, 2021, 1:00 PM ET   CDCHAN-00439 Extensively Drug-Resistant Salmonella Typhi Infections Among U.S. Residents Without International Travel Summary   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is providing— Information on extensively drug-resistant (XDR) Salmonella Typhi (Typhi) infections among U.S. residents without international travel, and Treatment recommendations for XDR Typhi infection.    Background   Typhoid fever is a systemic illness caused by the bacterium Salmonella enterica serotype Typhi (Typhi). Most people in the United States diagnosed with typhoid fever ...