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What is shigella like?

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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Shigella (Definition)

Shigella causes diarrhea often associated with ...Read more


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Can anyone tell me in lay terms about shigella?

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

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What is the definition or description of: shigella?

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What is the definition or description of: shigella?

Bacteria: Shigella causes diarrhea often associated with abdominal cramp and fever. ...Read more

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Could you tell me about shigella and what it does to people?

Shigella: Shigellosis is an infection caused by a bacteria called Shigella. It may cause bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping/ pain and fever. ...Read more

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How should food be preserved, sanitized, or disinfected from shigella?

Food safety: If you live in or are traveling in endemic areas, make sure your hot food is hot and peel fresh fruits and vegetables. There is good information in the travel section of the cdc website. ...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 tests can differentiate shigella boydii and shigella flexneri without doing serological tests?

Shigella: I don't know how technical you want to get. Initially, culture will reveal one of the four shigella species. Then there are many laboratory protocols to separate them if necessary. One way is to use agglutination tests for each of the species. Check out appendix D of this manual: http://www. Antimicrobialresistance. Dk/data/images/protocols/gfn_shigellaserotypification-final-29-06-10.pdf ...Read more

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What leads to 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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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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I have confirmed Shigella. On antibiotics. Day 2. Iv had anal leakage for a few weeks now. Will this go away? What can I do to stop this. Depressing.

Diarrhea: Having a Shigella infection can be messy. Drink plenty of fluids, increase fiber in your diet, and try some probiotics or increasing yogurt intake. Until the infection gets under control, using sanitary napkins or even adult diapers may help you feel less self-conscious. It will get back to normal. ...Read more

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Kindly advice about proper permanent treatment for shigella amoebic dysentery I am having this problem for the last more 4 - 5 months?

No such thing: There is no such thing as shigella amebic dysentery. Shigella is a bacteria and ameba is a parasite. Please clarify. ...Read more

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I am experiencing loose bowel for 2 days. Stool culture result showed no sign of salmonella, shigella or other vibro groups. Pus cells high.

I am experiencing loose bowel for 2 days. Stool culture result showed no sign of salmonella, shigella or other vibro groups. Pus cells high.

Viral diarrhea: In light of negative stool cultures one has to assume you have a viral gastroenteritis. Eat a bland diet. Stay off of greasy and fried foods. Stay hydrated but refrain from milk and juice for5-7 days. ...Read more

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I have a high white (+++) and red (++++) blood cell count but no infection, cysts, ova or parasites was found in my stool. No salmonella, shigella etc?

I have a high white (+++) and red (++++) blood cell count but no infection, cysts, ova or parasites was found in my stool. No salmonella, shigella etc?

Insufficient info: There's no way to know what your medical issue is or what cell count test you are referencing. We can assume you have diarrhea since you had a stool study. Are the high white and red counts in your blood, urine or stool? Results like +++ are usually from a screening dipstick, most likely a urine test. Write back and specify why you went to the doctor in the first place and what tests they did. ...Read more

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Medicine for memory?

Medicine for memory?

Meds for memory: There really is no medication specifically for memory. There are medications that can help improve concentration. Some holistic stores sell natural supplements that promote themselves as good for memory. ...Read more

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What is category x drug?

What is category x drug?

Do not use if pregna: Category x drugs are contraindicated for use in pregnancy due to studies demonstrating evidence of serious fetal abnormalities in animals, humans, or both such that fetal risks clearly outweigh maternal benefit. Check out http://www. Empr. Com/drugs-contraindicated-in-pregnancy/article/125914/ for more info, including partial list. ...Read more

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What is topical medicine?

Outside: It's a medication or substance that goes on that outside such as creams, ointments or drops. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine?

What is the best medicine?

Laughter, of course: Sorry for the glib answer. Since there are thousands of medicines for thousands of conditions, could you be more specific in your question. Overall, I think antibiotics are one of the most amazing inventions in the history of mankind. ...Read more

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What is medicine for acidity?

What is medicine for acidity?

Mylanta: Try otc mylanta or tums (calcium carbonate). Beside medications eat on time. Avoid spicy food. Medications like asprin and Ibuprofen should be avoided. If symptoms persists see your doctor. ...Read more