Dysentery (Shigellosis)

What is it?

Dysentery — an infectious intestinal disease. It occurs all over the world by people of all ages, but is particularly widespread in the hot season.

The causative agent of the disease — bacterium of the genus Shigella (Shigella). There are 4 types of Shigella, pathogenic to humans, and many subspecies. They are distinguished by their ability to cause disease, geographical distribution, etc.

The source of infection is the patient man. Infection of dysentery occurs under conditions of poor personal hygiene. Dysentery— Is disease dirty hands. However, you can get sick by drinking contaminated water and washed

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