About Typhoid Vaccine
Traveling is incredibly exciting, and international travel often requires detailed planning. Naturally when considering travel destinations it is important to look into potential vaccinations needed to protect yourself and your travel companion(s) against viruses and diseases otherwise absent in the United States. Typhoid Fever is spread through food and water that has been contaminated as well as close human contact making it difficult to avoid in certain countries.
There are two types of Typhoid vaccines that can be administered to prevent Typhoid fever. First is the injectable inactivated Typhoid vaccine. The other option is the Live Typhoid Vaccine which is taken orally by the patients, over the course of 4 doses. At MyConciergeMD vaccine clinic, our physicians have been properly trained to administer both types of vaccines, and ensure that our clients are 100% protected.
What does the Typhoid Vaccine defend against?
The Typhoid fever is a life-threatening infectious disease that is caused by a bacteria known as Salmonella typhi. Symptoms of Typhoid Fever include a high fever, loss of appetite, nausea, headaches, general weakness in the body and a distinct flat, red rash that can spread throughout the body. Although Typhoid Fever is treated with antibiotics it can easily spread to others once a round of antibiotics have been completed. For this reason our physicians highly encourage travelers to receive a vaccination at least 4-6 weeks before traveling internationally.
Typhoid vaccines administered by our medical practitioners are given to prevent Typhoid Fever and have been proven to be around 30-70% effective for the first two years, depending on the specific vaccine the physician used. Our physicians at MyConciergeMD vaccine clinic are specially trained to offer this vaccine and offer general information about the vaccine should you have any questions.