Table 1.

Patients with complications of typhoid fever

ComplicationanCount (CFU/ml)Treatmentb
QBMCQBC
Cholecystitis11,200138Cro, CN
Perforation110.1Cro, CN
Death (GI bleeding)15,33315Cro, CN
GI bleeding11NegativeCro
Severe abdominal pain111Cro, CN
Nonspecific32; 316; 10.1; 8; 0.01Unknown
  • a GI, gastrointestinal.

  • b Cro, cefotaxime; CN, gentamicin.