Typhoid fever, also known simply as typhoid, is a symptomatic bacterial infection due to Salmonella typhi. Symptoms may vary from mild to severe and usually begin six to thirty days after exposure.Typhoid fever is a type of enteric fever along with paratyphoid fever. Typhoid fever incidence was common among Russians. From the year 2009-2010 an outbreak of 40 cases was reported in Russia. The prevalence rate was higher in the year 2000.
If typhoid fever is diagnosed early, you can usually be treated with a course of antibiotic tablets. Most people require a seven to 14-day course of antibiotics. Your symptoms should improve within two to three days of starting antibiotics, but it is important to finish your course as this will prevent symptoms from coming back. Drink plenty of fluids, get lots of bed rest and try to eat regular meals to keep your strength up. You may find it easier to eat frequent small meals than three large meals a day. Researches going on Clinically and microbiologically derived azithromycin susceptibility breakpoints for Salmonella enterica serovars Typhi and Paratyphi A.