Shigellosis

Shigellosis, also known as bacillary dysentery or Marlow Syndrome, in its most severe manifestation, is a foodborne illness caused by infection by bacteria of the genus Shigella. Shigellosis rarely occurs in animals other than humans. The causative organism is frequently found in water polluted with human feces, and is transmitted via the fecal-or...
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shigellosis

(shĭ´gә-lo´sis) any of the intestinal infections with Shigella, such as bacillary dysentery.
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shigellosis

bacillary dysentery noun an acute infection of the intestine by shigella bacteria; characterized by diarrhea and fever and abdominal pains
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Shigellosis

a bacterial infection of the intestines, causing abdominal pain and diarrhoea
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Shigellosis

An acute, self-limiting intestinal infection, with diarrhea, fever, and abdominal pain, caused by one of the Shigella genus of gram-negative bacteria.
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shigellosis

Bacillary dysentery caused by bacteria of the genus Shigella, often occurring in epidemic patterns; an opportunistic infection of person with AIDS. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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shigellosis

infection of the gastrointestinal tract by bacteria of the genus Shigella. The illness produces cramplike abdominal pain as well as diarrhea ... [3 related articles]
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Shigellosis

Shigellosis: Epidemic and opportunistic bacillary dysentery due to infection with the Shigella bacteria. Shigellosis causes intestinal pain and diarrhea with mucus and blood in the stool. It is especially common in tropical countries, but frequently occurs elsewhere. It is a particular hazard for people with AIDS or other immunodeficiency states. N...
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shigellosis

Type: Term Pronunciation: shig′ĕ-lō′sis Definitions: 1. Bacillary dysentery caused by bacteria of the genus Shigella, often occurring in epidemic patterns; an opportunistic infection in people with AIDS.
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shigellosis

[n] - an acute infection of the intestine by Shigella bacteria
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