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G Karasin

Clinical and Hematological Manifestations of Typhoid Fever in Children in Eastern Turkey

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2014.354
Pages: 
154–7
Synopsis: 
Typhoid fever is a common and widely distributed food-borne disease that is a global major public health problem. This study was undertaken in order to determine the clinical and haematological presentation of typhoid fever in children.

ABSTRACT

Objective: Typhoid fever can involve various organs, leading to a wide range of presentations: from uncomplicated to complicated typhoid fever. The haematological changes are common in typhoid fever and include anaemia, leucopaenia, thrombocytopaenia and bleeding diathesis. This study was undertaken in order to determine the clinical and haematological presentation of typhoid fever in children.

Accepted: 
11 Dec, 2014
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e-Published: 12 Jan, 2016
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