Typhim Vi® Typherix®
(Polysaccharide bacterial) Vivotif®
(live attenuated, oral)
|Typhim Vi® and Typherix® can be given from 2 yrs.||6 years to adult only||£30.00|
|Booster||After 3 years|
Ideally the vaccine should be administered 30 days before you travel.
Protective levels from 2 weeks
Protective level 7-10 days after 3rd dose.
Booster after 3 years
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Typhoid fever is more common in parts of the world with poor sanitation. People in close contact with a typhoid carrier. Laboratory workers who work with Salmonella Typhoid bacteria.
The only way to know for sure if an illness is typhoid fever is to have samples of stool or blood tested for the presence of Salmonella Typhi.
Typhoid fever is a systemic infection caused by Salmonella Typhi, usually through ingestion of contaminated food or water.
Symptoms are often non-specific and clinically non-distinguishable from other febrile illnesses. However, clinical severity varies and severe cases may lead to serious complications or even death.
Hospital admission is usually recommended and an antibiotic therapy
An injectable polysaccharide vaccine based on the purified Vi antigen (known as Vi-PS vaccine) for persons aged two years and above; and a live attenuated oral Ty21a vaccine in capsule formulation for those over five years of age.