The Severe Typhoid Fever in Africa Program Highlights the Need for Broad Deployment of Typhoid Conjugate Vaccines

Megan E. Carey*, A. Duncan Steele

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Abstract

The Typhoid Surveillance in Africa Program (TSAP) and the Severe Typhoid Fever in Africa (SETA) program have refined our understanding of age and geographic distribution of typhoid fever and other invasive salmonelloses in Africa and will help inform future typhoid control strategies, namely, introduction of typhoid conjugate vaccines.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S413-S416
JournalClinical Infectious Diseases
Volume69
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 30 Oct 2019
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • enteric fever
  • surveillance
  • typhoid conjugate vaccine
  • typhoid fever
  • vaccine introduction

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