Shigella dysentery and shigella infections
AbstractIn the Eastern Mediterranean Region, dysentery is recognized as one of the major causes of persistent diarrhoea and malnutrition. The latest estimates amount to about a million total shigella cases annually with approximately 40 000 deaths [an average of 4% case fatality rate]. This paper discusses the role of food and water in this major health problem as well as antimicrobial treatment of shigella dysentery; preparedness; and control of epidemics due to shigella
Lichnevski, M. (1996). Shigella dysentery and shigella infections. EMHJ - Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 2 (1), 102-106, 1996 http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/118962
JournalEMHJ - Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 2 (1), 102-106, 1996
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