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Typhoid Fever Vaccine Information
Typhoid Fever is a potentially life-threatening illness caused by a bacteria that is generally ingested by consuming contaminate food or beverages, or coming into contact with fecal material from an infected individual.  Symptoms can include fever, diarrhea or constipation, abdominal pain, headache and anorexia.  It is estimated that approximately 200,000 individuals die each year worldwide from Typhoid Fever 1 Typhoid Fever is found in most parts of the world EXCEPT in industrialized areas such as the United States, Canada, Western Europe, Australia and Japan.  Given this fact we generally recommend that clients traveling outside of the regions listed above be vaccinated against Typhoid Fever. There are two Typhoid Fever vaccines available in the United States - an injectable form and an oral form. Denver Travel Medicine Clinic does administer both forms of typhoid fever vaccine. 1 = Crump JA, Luby SP, Mintz ED. The global burden of typhoid fever. Bull World Health Organ. May 2004;82(5):346-53 (Link to Vaccine Information Sheet) See our current Consultation and Vaccine Specials
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