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Development of Antimicrobial Resistance in Salmonella Typhi and Challenges in Treatment

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.11, No. 2)

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Page : 92-96

Keywords : Salmonella typhi; multi-drug resistance; drug resistance; treatment strategies; enteric fever;

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Salmonella typhi a human specific pathogen is known to cause a febrile condition known as typhoid or enteric fever. The proper treatment with antimicrobials is needed to save life of person infected as; in severe conditions the infection may lead to meningitis and perforations in the intestines. In the recent years development of resistance in the Salmonella typhi against various antimicrobials has emerged as a matter of concern. Combating these resistance and developing new treatment strategies against multi-drug resistant Salmonella typhi can help in lessening the human burden.

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