Shigella enteritis | definition of Shigella enteritis by Medical dictionary
bacterial enteritis caused by the Shigella infection of bacillary dysentery.
Shigella enteritis Shigella gastroenteritis, shigellosis Infectious disease Inflammation of small intestinal mucosa by Shigella–the most communicable bacterial diarrhea, which is associated with poor sanitation and water supplies, contaminated food, crowded living conditions, fly-infested environments; it affects travelers to developing countries and those living on reservations, refugee camps, institutions Incubation 1-3 days Clinical Neurologic Sx can develop in children–febrile seizures, headache, lethargy, confusion, nuchal rigidity
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