Shigellosis

(Bacterial dysentery) A Shigellosis is an acute intestinal infection caused by Shigella sp. is caused. It comes u. a. fever, nausea, vomiting, tenesmus and usually bloody diarrhea. The diagnosis is clinical and confirmed by stool cultures. The treatment of a minor infection is supportive, mostly with rehydration; Antibiotics (e.g., as ciprofloxacin, azithromycin, ceftriaxone) is added with bloody diarrhea or immunodeficiency moderat- to critically ill and high-risk patients and may shorten…

September 3, 2018
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