Khushboo Lucknow, 300 Questions 0 Answers 0 Best Answers 343 Points View Profile Khushboo Asked: October 29, 20212021-10-29T16:39:18+05:30 2021-10-29T16:39:18+05:30In: GENERAL What is shigella infection? Tell us about shigella infection current affairsdisease Share Facebook 1 Answer Recent 0 Questions 307 Answers 60 Best Answers 0 Points View Profile Best Answer [Deleted User] 2021-10-29T16:44:16+05:30Added an answer on October 29, 2021 at 4:44 pm Shigella infection Context: A number of cases of Shigella infection have been detected in the Kozhikode district of Kerala. What is shigella infection? Shigellosis or Shigella infection is a contagious intestinal infection. Caused by: It is caused by a genus of bacteria known as Shigella. The same bacteria are also understood to be the prime reason for the occurrence of diarrhea especially among children in African and South Asian countries. The lethal bacteria enter the body through ingestion and harm the epithelial lining of the colon resulting in severe inflammation and subsequent damage to the cells. The bacteria is so lethal that only a minute number of bacteria can cause havoc in a person’s body. Transmission: It gets transmitted from person to person after the bacteria has been ingested by the person accidentally. What are the symptoms? People with shigellosis may start experiencing symptoms within one or two days of the entry of germs into the body. The common symptoms are: diarrhea (often bloody and painful) stomach pain fever nausea vomiting There have been cases too where people don’t experience any signs of bacterial infection. 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on WhatsApp Leave an answerCancel replyYou must login or register to add a new answer. Related Questions What is Pathalgadi? What is Bodo Accord?
A number of cases of Shigella infection have been detected in the Kozhikode district of Kerala.
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