This guidance has been approved for use in Scotland by the Scottish Health Protection Network Guidance Group (SHPN-GG). The guidance should be used in conjunction with the SHPN addendum.
The aim of this guidance is to support public health practitioners in identifying the sources of typhoid or paratyphoid infection, and reduce the risks of secondary transmission.
This guidance provides information and a framework for Health Protection Teams (HPTs) and Environmental Health Officers/Local Authorities to respond appropriately to laboratory reports and/or clinical notifications of typhoid and paratyphoid infection.
View the Interim - Public Health Operational Guidelines for Typhoid and Paratyphoid (Enteric Fever)