Also called paratyphoid fever. an infectious disease, similar in some of its symptoms to typhoid fever but usually milder, caused by any of several bacilli of the genus Salmonella other than S. typhi.
of or relating to paratyphoid.
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How to use paratyphoid in a sentence
A bacillus belonging to the paratyphoid group was isolated from the stools of patients, but not from the dried codfish.
Especially is it true of meat poisoning epidemics that paratyphoid bacilli are found in causal relation with them.
Southwest Germany, for example, seems to harbor paratyphoid bacilli in relatively large numbers.
Typhoid, and what was described as paratyphoid, fevers followed these maladies.The 28th: A Record of War Service in the Australian Imperial Force, 1915-19, Vol. I | Herbert Brayley Collett
It was directed that before embarkation all troops were to be reinoculated against paratyphoid.The 28th: A Record of War Service in the Australian Imperial Force, 1915-19, Vol. I | Herbert Brayley Collett
British Dictionary definitions for paratyphoid
resembling typhoid fever or its causative agent
of or relating to paratyphoid fever
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