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.
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.
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
LSU Libraries Special Collections holds a small amount of books and manuscript materials that directly speak to the Louisiana and Lower Mississippi River Valley experience of typhoid. A few of these collections are listed below. Additional collections may be found utilizing the key terms and subject headings listed in the sections above.
Books and other published materials