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Pandemics, Epidemics, and Other Diseases in Louisiana

Introduction

Typhoid is a disease caused by the bacteria Salmonella typhi as a result of contaminated food and drinking water. Symptoms included fever, diarrhea, and vomiting. It was prevalent across Louisiana prior to modern hygiene and sterilization. 

Key Catalog Terms

Listed below are some recommended catalog key terms for searching for typhoid. Full steps on how to use these key terms can be found on this LibGuide's homepage.

Typhoid

Key Subject Headings

Listed below are some recommended subject headings for searching for typhoid. Full steps on how to use these key terms can be found on this LibGuide's homepage.

Diseases -- Louisiana -- New Orleans
Epidemics -- Louisiana
Medical care -- Louisiana
Typhoid fever -- Texas

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