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a massive epidemic of multidrug-resistant typhoid fever in tajikistan associated with consumption of municipal water.from 1 january through 30 june 1997, 8901 cases of typhoid fever and 95 associated deaths were reported in dushanbe, tajikistan. of 29 salmonella serotype typhi isolates tested, 27 (93%) were resistant to ampicillin, chloramphenicol, nalidixic acid, streptomycin, sulfisoxazole, tetracycline, and trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole. in a case-control study of 45 patients and 123 controls, salmonella typhi infection was associated with drinking unboiled water (matched odds ratio, 7; 95% confidence inter ...199910228063
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