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Chronic typhoid infection and the risk of biliary tract cancer and stones in Shanghai, China

By Mahboobeh Safaeian, Yu-Tang Gao, Lori C Sakoda, Sabah M Quraishi, Asif Rashid, Bing-Shen Wang, Jinbo Chen, James Pruckler, Eric Mintz and Ann W Hsing


Previous studies have shown a positive association between chronic typhoid carriage and biliary cancers. We compared serum Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi antibody titers between biliary tract cancer cases, biliary stone cases without evidence of cancer, and healthy subjects in a large population-based case-control study in Shanghai, China

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