Typhoid

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 in Ireland, 2020

2 The number of typhoid notifications in 2020
0.8 The national notification rate per 100,000 population in 2020

Last updated: 1 July 2022