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Table 4 Recovery of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi from different age groups

From: Investigation of a community outbreak of typhoid fever associated with drinking water

Age No. of samples tested positive for SalmonellaTyphi Percentage*
≤ 6 months 1 33
up to 5 year 1 20
5-12 years 2 14
13-25 years 3 20
26-45 years 13 33
46-60 years 2 22
≥ 60 years 0 0
  1. *Percentage is calculated on the basis of samples collected from respective group