Surge of Typhoid Intestinal Perforations as Possible Result of COVID-19-Associated Delays in Seeking Care, Madagascar.
Jeon, Hyon Jin
Kang, Sophie SY
Emerg Infect Dis
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
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Jeon, H. J., Marks, F., Sugimoto, J., Im, J., Kang, S. S., Haselbeck, A., & Rakotozandrindrainy, R. (2021). Surge of Typhoid Intestinal Perforations as Possible Result of COVID-19-Associated Delays in Seeking Care, Madagascar.. Emerg Infect Dis, 27 (12), 3163-3165. https://doi.org/10.3201/eid2712.210516
During the coronavirus disease pandemic, we observed a 6.4-fold increase in typhoid intestinal perforation incidence in Antananarivo, Madagascar. Thirteen perforations occurred within 6 months (February 2020-July 2020), compared with 13 perforations during the previous 41 months (August 2016-January 2020). The increase may be attributable to delayed healthcare seeking during the pandemic.
COVID-19, Madagascar, SARS-CoV-2, Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi, coronavirus disease, intestinal perforations, respiratory infections, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, surveillance, typhoid, viruses, zoonoses, COVID-19, Humans, Intestinal Perforation, Madagascar, SARS-CoV-2, Typhoid Fever
External DOI: https://doi.org/10.3201/eid2712.210516
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