Typhoid is an acute febrile illness caused by a bacterium Salmonella Typhi. It typically causes fever, headache, nausea and severe loss of appetite. There may be cough and constipation or diarrhoea. Classic typhoid fever can be a very serious disease, but antibiotics are an effective treatment.

Typhoid 2004-2016

Typhoid in Ireland, 2016

10 The number of typhoid notifications in 2016
0.2 The national notification rate per 100,000 population in 2016

Last updated: 12 September 2018