Is a bacterial infection of the gut and blood spread by contaminated food or water.
- The disease is related to hygiene practices
- Incidence is highest in undeveloped countries with poor sanitation
- Symptoms include abdominal cramps, nausea, constipation, fever and a typical rash (not always present)
- Resort level of accommodation does not guarantee against typhoid
- Up to 20% of infected people die if the disease is untreated.