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Shigellosis is an infection that attacks the lining of the intestines. Shigellosis is caused by a family of bacteria called shigella. There are mainly three types of Shigella bacteria. Outbreaks of Shigellosis are common in places with poor sanitation, contaminated food and water and crowded living conditions. Symptoms of Shigellosis are:
• Acute abdominal pain or cramping
• Acute fever
• Blood or pus or mucus in stools
• Cramps rectal pain
• Nausea and vomiting
• Watery diarrhea
• Acute fever
HOW IS SHIGELLOSIS DIAGNOSED?
A general physician would observe these symptoms and do a stool and blood test to check for the presence of Shigella bacteria.
HOW IS SHIGELLOSIS TREATED?
Combating dehydration is the prime goal of treatment for most of the cases of Shigellosis. However, severe infections may require medical treatment and this includes medication to eliminate the bacteria from the digestive system.
DID YOU KNOW?
Toddlers and preschoolers are more likely than older children and adults to get Shigellosis.