Typhoid Fever: Symptoms, Causes and Salmonella Typhi


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Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi is:

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1. The symptoms of typhoid fever are a result of:

2. Typhoid fever is commonly acquired by:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of what Typhoid fever is and the dangers of ingesting Salmonella. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include location where Salmonella localizes in chronic carrier patients and cases of Typhoid fever in the U.S.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on the various characteristics of Typhoid fever, including:

  • Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi
  • Cause of the symptoms of Typhoid fever
  • How Typhoid fever is acquired
  • Typhoid fever cases in the U.S.
  • Location Salmonella bacteria localizes in a chronic carrier patient

Skills Practiced

The following quiz and worksheet will allow you to test out the following proficiencies:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Typhoid fever lesson
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about how Typhoid fever is acquired
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the cause of the symptoms of Typhoid fever

Additional Learning

To learn more about Typhoid fever, review the corresponding lesson titled Typhoid Fever: Symptoms, Causes and Salmonella Typhi. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Identify who Typhoid Mary was and how she was responsible for knowingly spreading illnesses to people
  • Recall the cause of Typhoid fever, which is Salmonella enterica bacteria
  • Understand what Salmonella does when it is consumed and where it lays dormant in carrier patients
  • Review what Typhoid fever is and the dangers and side effects of Typhoid fever
  • Learn about the diagnosis and treatment for Typhoid fever
  • Comprehend how to prevent Typhoid fever