Drug-resistant Salmonella enterica serotype paratyphi A in India

Dinesh S. Chandel, Rama Chaudhry, Benu Dhawan, Anita Pandey, Aparajit B. Dey

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Abstract

The incidence of enteric fever caused by Salmonella enterica serotype Paratyphi A has been increasing in India since 1996. In 1998, the incidence of enteric fever caused by drug-resistant S. Paratyphi A abruptly increased in the New Delhi region. In the first 6 months of 1999, 32% of isolates were resistant to both chloramphenicol and cotrimoxazole and another 13% were resistant to more than two antibiotics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)420-421
Number of pages2
JournalEmerging infectious diseases
Volume6
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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