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typhoid

tahy faw id

  • n  serious infection marked by intestinal inflammation and ulceration; caused by Salmonella typhosa ingested with food or water

  • Mary Mallon, a peripatetic cook, was a famed typhoid carrier, i.
  • Warsaw has suffered from typhoid fever, a disease quite different from typhus, transmitted by typhoid bacilli which lodge in human excrement, food, water.
  • Detroit's worst typhoid epidemic in ten years began last month after a wedding reception at the Highland Park Baptist Church.
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