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Doctor insights on: Diseases Caused By Shigella Dysenteriae

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Dr. Adam Lewis
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Shigella (Definition)

Shigella causes diarrhea often associated with ...Read more


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What can cause shigella infection?

Shigellosis: Shigellosis is caused by a bacteria called Shigella. It can be transmitted by eating contaminated food, person to person, or when infected stool enters another's mouth (ie. Poor hand washing). ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me what causes shigella infection?

Shigella: Shigellosis is caused by a bacteria called Shigella. It can be transmitted by eating contaminated food, person to person, or when infected stool enters another's mouth (ie. Poor hand washing). ...Read more

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How can the food be disinfected from shigella?

Cooking!: Heat will kill shigella. Cooking food appropraitely will do the trick! ...Read more

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What is shigella like?

Bloody diarrhea: The microbes on one fly's feet, having gotten there from its wading in another victim's stool, are plenty to make you sick. Shigellosis is the disease, the shigella organisms that cause it must be grown to prove causation. ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me in lay terms about shigella?

Arthritis too!: Shigella enteritis can trigger an arthritis in genetically predisposed people, usually having hla-b27 or b40. In can be chronic (reactive arthritis). ...Read more

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Please tell me in laymens terms about shigella?

Shigella: Shigellosis is an infection caused by a bacteria called Shigella. It can be transmitted by eating contaminated food, person to person, or when infected stool enters another's mouth (ie. Poor hand washing).It may cause bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping/ pain and fever. It usually resolves within 5 to 7 days. ...Read more