Aerobic gram negative rod
Humans are the reservoir - fecal-oral transmission.
Increased prevalence in developing countries.
Highest prevalence South Asia
Fever in Returning Traveler
Endovascular infection including endocarditis.
Contact Precautions until normal stools
Vaccination only prevents ~75% of disease.
Chronic carriage associated with gallbladder disease - think "Typhoid Mary"
Notify Medical Officer of Health (Reportable)