Pediatr Infect Dis J 2021 Jul 27. Epub 2021 Jul 27.
From the Department of Academic Paediatrics, Royal Alexandra Children's Hospital and Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Brighton Gastrointestinal Bacteria Reference Unit, National Infection Service, Public Health England, London Surrey and Sussex Health Protection Team, Public Health England SE Region, Horsham, West Sussex Division of Infection and Immunity, The Roslin Institute and Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Easter Bush, United Kingdom; and Department of Clinical Parasitology, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London.
Background: Salmonella Paratyphi B (Paratyphoid B) is a rare infection and a notifiable disease in England. Disease is typically mild, and chronic carriage in children has been described in endemic countries. Almost all cases in England are imported, with very few cases of community transmission reported. Read More