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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shigella

Shigella is a genus of Gram-negative, facultative anaerobic, nonspore-forming, nonmotile, rod-shaped bacteria genetically closely related to E. coli. The genus is named after Kiyoshi Shiga, who first discovered it in 1897. The causative agent of human shigellosis, Shigella causes disease in primates, but not in other ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shigellosis

Shigellosis is a type of diarrhea caused by a bacterial infection with Shigella. Symptoms generally start one to two days after exposure and include diarrhea, fever, abdominal pain, and pain with passing stool. Blood may be present in the stool. Symptoms typically last five to seven days. Complications can include post  ...

www.cdc.gov/shigella/index.html

Aug 3, 2017 ... Shigellosis is an infectious disease caused by a group of bacteria called Shigella (shih-GEHL-uh). Most who are infected with Shigella develop diarrhea, fever, and stomach cramps starting a day or two after they are exposed to the bacteria. Shigellosis usually resolves in 5 to 7 days. Some people who are ...

www.cdc.gov/shigella/general-information.html

Oct 12, 2017 ... Shigellosis is a diarrheal disease caused by a group of bacteria called Shigella. Shigella causes about 500,000 cases of diarrhea in the United States annually. There are four different species of Shigella: Shigella sonnei (the most common species in the United States); Shigella flexneri; Shigella boydii ...

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/shigella/basics/definition/con-20028418

Jul 8, 2015 ... Shigella infection — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, treatment and prevention of this diarrhea-causing illness.

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/shigella/basics/symptoms/con-20028418

Jul 8, 2015 ... Shigella infection — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, treatment and prevention of this diarrhea-causing illness.

www.medicinenet.com/shigella_infection/article.htm

Shigellosis is a disease caused by the Shigella bacteria. Get information about shigella infection transmission, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. Bloody diarrhea, stomach cramps, and fever are common symptoms.

www.foodsafety.gov/poisoning/causes/bacteriaviruses/shigella/index.html

The Shigella germ is a family of bacteria that can cause diarrhea in humans. People with shigellosis shed the bacteria in their feces. The bacteria can spread from an infected person to contaminate water or food, or directly to another person. Getting just a little bit of the Shigella bacteria into your mouth is enough to cause ...

kidshealth.org/en/parents/shigella.html

About Shigella. Shigella are bacteria that can infect the digestive tract and cause a wide range of symptoms, from diarrhea, cramping, vomiting, and nausea, to more serious complications and illnesses. Infections, called shigellosis, sometimes go away on their own; while other times, antibiotics can shorten the course of the ...