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<p>Baseline characteristics of patients with acute typhoid fever (admitted to the hospital, Bangladesh study) or during convalescence (treated in an outpatient setting, Indonesian study). Days of fever prior to admission or when sample was taken, median. Specific complications were: pneumonia (n = 3); encephalopathy (n = 2); gastrointestinal bleeding (n = 1); severe anemia requiring blood transfusion (n = 1); acute hepatitis (n = 1); hepatic abscess (n = 1); septic arthritis (n = 1); and renal failure, cardiopulmonary arrest and death (n = 1). N/A: not applicable.</p><p>Patient characteristics.</p

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