CCDR: Volume 40-4, February 20, 2014: Typhoid

Inside this issue: Typhoid

There are four Typhoid vaccines approved for use in Canada. Find out the latest recommendations for their use in the summary of a recent statement by the Committee to Advise on Tropical Medicine and Travel (CATMAT). And learn more about GRADE - Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation – a methodology increasingly adopted by Advisory Committees to inform the development of questions and assessment of evidence, and make transparent the values and evidence underlying the recommendations.

Table of contents

Synopsis
Summary of the Statement on International Travellers and Typhoid by the Committee to Advise on Tropical Medicine and Travel (CATMAT)
Greenaway C, Schofield S, Henteleff A, Plourde P, Geduld J, Abdel-Motagally M and Bryson M on behalf of CATMAT

Editorial
CATMAT Statement on International Travellers and Typhoid – a welcome development
Neumann I, Carrasco-Labra A and Guyatt G

What’s new
Zaki S, Blau DM, Hughes JM, Nolte KB, Lynfield R, Carr W, Popovic T. CDC Grand Rounds: Discovering New Diseases via Enhanced Partnership Between Public Health and Pathology Experts MMWR Weekly 2014:63(06);121-126

Useful link
Travel Health Fact Sheet: Typhoid Fever

Statement on International Travellers and Typhoid

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