enteric fever

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Typhoid fever is an enteric fever, as was the disease that caused a devastating 1545 epidemic in modern-day Mexico. Kate Sheridan, Newsweek, "Ancient Mexican Civilization Nearly Wiped Out by Something Stuck in Their Teeth, New DNA Evidence Reveals," 15 Jan. 2018

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1862, in the meaning defined above

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enteric fever

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