shigellosis


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an acute infection of the intestine by shigella bacteria

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Two patients, both of whom had other serious comorbidities, died; shigellosis was not thought to be the primary cause of death in these patients.
The pathogenesis of shigellosis or bacillary dysentery involve colonization, invade the epithelial cell in the lining of the colon, causing severe inflammation, due to Shigella cells grow and multiply intracellularly and spread to neighboring epithelial cells; after that ulceration, hemorrhage and tissue demolition were occurred in last stage of shigellosis is the death of the cells that lining the colon and fibrosis of the colonic mucosa region, all these symptoms associated with abdominal pain and this sore results in the severe bloody diarrhea and may contain mucus, or pus.
A shigellosis outbreak traced to commercially distribute shredded lettuce.
Shigellosis, also known as Shigella Sonnei, is caused by shigella bacteria that infect the gut, causing diarrhoea (often watery or slimy and sometimes bloody), fever, stomach cramps and sometimes vomiting.
Currently there are no vaccines available for shigellosis due to their large dependence on the prevailing species and serotypes, as only serotype specific immunity has been demonstrated in humans.
Short-course norfloxacin and trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole treatment of shigellosis and salmonellosis in Egypt.
* Microbiota that Affect Risk for Shigellosis in Children in Low-Income Countries
Increasing cases of Shigellosis have been reported among MSM [4, 19].
Shigellosis, caused by members of the bacterial genus Shigella [1], is an acute diarrheal disease primarily affecting poor, crowded communities that do not have adequate sanitation or clean water [2].
Shigellosis is a recognised global health problem, but developing countries continue to bear the major brunt of mortality and morbidity caused by this disease.
Ethiopia, as developing and tropical country, is frequently subjected to salmonellosis and shigellosis [6, 7].
Global Markets Direct's, 'Shigella Infections (Shigellosis) - Pipeline Review, H2 2015', provides an overview of the Shigella Infections (Shigellosis)'s therapeutic pipeline.
Between 2003 and 2009, a mean of 2,516 deaths occurred per year as a result of exposure to 1 of more of 14 different waterborne germs or diseases, including campylobacteriosis, cryptosporidiosis, Escherichia coli infections, free-living amoeba, giardiasis, hemolytic uremic syndrome, hepatitis A, Legionnaires' disease, nontuberculous Mycobacterium, otitis externa, Pseudomonas, salmonellosis, shigellosis, and vibriosis, Julia Gargano, Ph.D., reported in a poster at the International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases.
According to The Lancet, the cause of Shigellosis among soldiers during the Great War was thought to be the result of poor hygiene and insufficient drainage of excrement in the trenches, forcing "soldiers ...
(2) The shigellosis or bacillary dysentery form of diarrheal disease is caused by various chromosomal and plasmid produced virulence factors including invasion plasmid antigen H (Shig-ipaH) encoded by a gene conserved across Shigella and enteroinvasive E coli (EIEC) species.