February 22, 2024

Typhoid Fever symptoms, causes, treatment, medicine Social Pharmacy

Typhoid Fever symptoms, causes, treatment, medicine Social Pharmacy

Causative agent: Salmonella typhi

Mode of Transmission:

1. Transmitted by faecal-oral route or urine-oral route

2. Contaminated food, water, milk.

3. Flies also act as mechanical carriers.

4. It is also transmitted by contaminated fingers

Symptoms: Continuous fever for 3 to 4 weeks, relative bradycardia, body pain

Prevention & Control:

  1. Control of the reservoir.
  2. Early diagnosis by culture of stool and blood.
  3. Isolation of the patient to prevent the spread of infection.
  4. Disinfection of stool and urine.
  5. Water and milk should be consumed only after proper boiling.
  6. Education of people for sanitary measures like safe drinking water, food and personal hygiene.
  7. Immunization with TAB vaccine containing S. typhi, S. paratyphi A and S. paratyphi B.
  8. Treatment with antibiotics such as chloramphenicol.

F Y D Pharm & S Y D Pharm Notes, Books, Syllabus, PDF, Videos

First Year D PharmSecond Year D Pharm
ER20-11T Pharmaceutics TheoryER20-21T Pharmacology Theory
ER20-11P Pharmaceutics PracticalER20-21P Pharmacology Practical
ER20-12T Pharmaceutical Chemistry TheoryER20-22T Community Pharmacy & Management Theory
ER20-12P Pharmaceutical Chemistry PracticalER20-22P Community Pharmacy & Management Practical
ER20-13T Pharmacognosy TheoryER20-23T Biochemistry & Clinical Pathology Theory
ER20-13P Pharmacognosy PracticalER20-23P Biochemistry & Clinical Pathology Practical
ER20-14T Human Anatomy Physiology TheoryER20-24T Pharmacotherapeutics Theory
ER2014P Human Anatomy Physiology PracticalER20-24P Pharmacotherapeutics Practical
ER20-15T Social Pharmacy TheoryER20-25T Hospital & Clinical Pharmacy Theory
ER20-15P Social Pharmacy PracticalER20-25P Hospital & Clinical Pharmacy Practical
ER20-26T Pharmacy Law & Ethics

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Manisha Yogesh Chaudhari is working as an Assistant Professor at Kokan Gyanpeeth’s Rahul Dharkar College of Pharmacy, Karjat, Maharashtra, India. She has worked with Pfizer and Flamingo Pharmaceuticals. She is actively involved in Books writing, Review, and research paper writing as well as actively involved in contributing towards academic literature

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