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Pathogenic and clinical relationships between endemic salmonellosis and gallstone disease

  • F. Nervi
  • B. Paz
  • F. Montiel

Abstract

Typhoid fever is endemic in many areas of the world, including Egypt, Mexico, Central and South America1. An index of the epidemiological significance of this important disease in different countries is given by the mortality rate, as shown in Fig. 1. Well-known associations between Salmonella typhi and the gallbladder are the chronic carrier state, acute cholecystitis, as a complication that develops during the evolution of typhoid fever2 and gallbladder cancer3.

Keywords

Acute Cholecystitis Gallbladder Cancer Typhoid Fever Gallstone Disease Chronic Cholecystitis 
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  • B. Paz
  • F. Montiel

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