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Table 1 Case parameters of 62 S. Typhi isolated from Nepalese children identified by haplotype

From: High-throughput bacterial SNP typing identifies distinct clusters of SalmonellaTyphi causing typhoid in Nepalese children

  H58 lineage II H42-A Other All
Isolate details     
No. isolates 42 12 8 62
Nalidixic acid resistance 42 (100%) 0 0 42 (68%)
Patient details     
Mean age 5 4.4 3 4.6
Female sex 20 (49%) 5 (42%) 5 (56%) 30 (48%)
Inpatient treatment 30 (73%) 9 (75%) 7 (78%) 46 (74%)
Clinical variables (N with data available) 30 8 5 43
Mean duration hospital stay (days) 8 6 7 7
Fever duration prior to admission (days) 10 9 9 9
Fever temperature at admission (°Celsius) 38.98° 38.68° 38.83° 38.82°
Hepatomegaly 6 (20%) 1 (13%) 1 (20%) 8 (19%)
Splenomegaly 1 (3%) 1 (13%) 0 (0%) 2 (5%)
Acute diarrhoea 8 (27%) 4 (50%) 2 (40%) 14 (32%)