Shigella enteritis

Shigella enteritis

Shigella gastroenteritis, shigellosis Infectious disease Inflammation of small intestinal mucosa by Shigellathe 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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Shigella enteritis venereally transmitted [letter].
A high band count in a child with diarrhea is highly suspicious for salmonella or shigella enteritis. All biopsies and bone marrow examinations were negative.
In addition, the patient had a history of Kaposi's sarcoma, toxoplasmosis, Shigella enteritis, cytomegaloviral retinitis, and peripheral neuropathy.