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Drug-resistant Salmonella bacteria. Typhi serotype Salmonella sp. bacteria, showing their flagella (long filaments) and fimbriae (hair-like). Typhi serotype Salmonella cause typhoid fever, a potentially life-threatening disease that causes a high fever, abdominal pain, and headache. Typhoid fever can also lead to bowel perforation, shock, and death. These bacteria are showing resistance to ceftriaxone, azithromycin and ciprofloxacin drugs.
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