Project Description

Typhoid

Typhoid is caused following the ingestion of contaminated food or water infected with the bacterium Salmonella enterica, serotype typhi. Paratyphoid fever is less severe but clinically similar, caused by Salmonella paratyphi.

The vast majority of cases occur in Asia but there are still reports of infections across the world, particularly in Africa and parts of Central & South America.

Signs & Symptoms

Symptoms of typhoid and paratyphoid include:

  • Fever

  • Headache

  • muscle or joint pains

  • constipation or diarrhoea

  • rash

  • Complications include intestinal bleeding and perforation

The Vaccination

Typhoid injection

Ages (Years) Doses Required Schedule Time before travel Boost required at
2 – 85 1 7 – 10 days 3 years

Oral Typhoid

Ages (Years) Doses Required Schedule Time before travel Boost required at
6 – 85 3 0 ,2, 4 days 10 days See specialist pharmacist

Hepatits A & Typhoid Combined vaccine

Ages (Years) Doses Required Schedule Time before travel Boost required at
16 – 85 1 1 – 2 weeks preferably but anytime ok* Hep A booster only given at 6-12 months after 1st dose

*Vaccine most effective if given time to become active. Some immunity will be provided for this vaccine if given up to the day before travel.

  Typhoid vaccine
price (oral or injection)

Per dose £35
Course £35

Hepatitis A & Typhoid
combined vaccine price

Per dose £90
Course £90

  Clinic Hours

Monday 09:00-19:00
Tuesday 09:00-19:00
Wednesday 09:00-19:00
Thursday to Sunday CLINICIAN UNAVAILABLE

 0121 501 3518

  West Midlands Location

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Make an appointment

We offer bookings and walk-in appointments to suit your needs.
Our pharmacists have received specific training in providing travel vaccination services.

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