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Volume 11, Number 2—February 2005

Dispatch

Bacteremic Typhoid Fever in Children in an Urban Slum, Bangladesh

W. Abdullah Brooks*Comments to Author , Anowar Hossain*, Doli Goswami*, Amina Tahia Sharmeen*, Kamrun Nahar*, Khorshed Alam*, Noor Ahmed*, Aliya Naheed*, G. Balakrish Nair*, Stephen P. Luby*, and Robert F. Breiman*
Author affiliations: *ICDDR,B Centre for Health and Population Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh

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Table 1

Distribution of 65 blood culture isolates

Organism No. (%) Cumulative (%)
Salmonella Typhi 49 (75.4) 75.4
Staphylococcus epidermidis 2 (3.1) 78.5
Acinetobacter spp. 4 (6.2) 84.6
Salmonella group D 2 (3.1) 87.7
Viridans-group Streptococcus 2 (3.1) 90.8
Salmonella Paratyphi A 3 (4.6) 95.4
Streptococcus pneumoniae 2 (3.1) 98.5
Enterobacter spp. 1 (1.5) 100.0

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