Extraintestinal Seeding of Salmonella enterica Serotype Typhi, Pakistan


Seema IrfanMohammad ZeeshanSalima RattaniJoveria FarooqiSadia ShakoorRumina HasanAfia Zafar


We evaluated Salmonella enterica serotype Typhi strains isolated from all body sites in Pakistan during 2013-2018. Despite an increase in overall number of localized, extensively drug-resistant Salmonella Typhi in organ infections during 2018, there was no increase in the proportion of such isolates in comparison with non-extensively drug-resistant isolates.

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