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Shigellosis is a form of food poisoning mostly affecting children of age group 2 to 4 years. IT is caused by the shigella bacterium. This medical condition can be caused due to poor eating and hand washing habits. Areas such as health centers, camps, etc. with poor sanitation and large crowd are always at greater risks. It can spread through vegetables, contaminated water and even through physical intimacy. The symptoms arising out of it include stomach cramps, fever followed by diarrhea with blood content.
HOW IS SHIGELLOSIS DIAGNOSED?
The doctors prescribe laboratory tests to detect the disease. Blood tests, stool culture and physical examination are also conducted to confirm the presence of the ailment.
HOW IS SHIGELLOSIS TREATED?
Treatment of Shigellosis aims at replacing fluids and electrolytes that are lost due to diarrhea. Self-care measures to avoid dehydration are advised. Antibiotics help shorten the duration of the infection
DID YOU KNOW?
Shigellosis is often a mild infection and goes away on its own