Shigellosis

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Shigellosis

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The terms "Shigellosis" returned 137 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Shigellosis in Poland in 2012.
 

Author(s): Hanna Stypułkowska-Misiurewicz, Anna Baumann-Popczyk

Journal: Przegl Epidemiol. 2014 ;68(2):223-5, 339-40.

 

Shigellosis according to European Centre for Disease Control (ECDC) Report is registered in all countries of the European Union (EU) and of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) with exception of Italy and Luxemburg. The incidence rate in Poland below 0.1/100 000 of population ...

Last Updated: 19 Aug 2014

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Shigellosis in Poland in 2011.
 

Author(s): Hanna Stypułkowska-Misiurewicz, Anna Baumann-Popczyk

Journal: Przegl Epidemiol. 2013 ;67(2):217-9, 333-5.

 

Shigellosis, also known as bacillary dysentery, is a contagious and infectious disease. In the European Union, on the basis of the Commission Decision of 2 April 2009 and the Commission Decision of 28 April 2008, a unified system for collecting epidemiological data on infectious diseases ...

Last Updated: 17 Sep 2013

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Dynamics of shigellosis epidemics: estimating individual-level transmission and reporting rates from national epidemiologic data sets.
 

Author(s): Richard I Joh, Robert M Hoekstra, Ezra J Barzilay, Anna Bowen, Eric D Mintz, Howard Weiss, Joshua S Weitz

Journal: Am. J. Epidemiol.. 2013 Oct;178(8):1319-26.

 

Shigellosis, a diarrheal disease, is endemic worldwide and is responsible for approximately 15,000 laboratory-confirmed cases in the United States every year. However, patients with shigellosis often do not seek medical care. To estimate the burden of shigellosis, we extended time-series ...

Last Updated: 9 Oct 2013

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The terms "Shigellosis" returned 7 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Causative species and serotypes of shigellosis in mainland China: systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Zhili Chang, Shuting Lu, Lihong Chen, Qi Jin, Jian Yang

Journal: PLoS ONE. 2012 ;7(12):e52515.

 

Shigella, the causative agent of shigellosis, is a major global public health concern, particularly in developing countries with poor sanitation. A comprehensive and current understanding of the prevalent species and serotypes of shigellosis is essential for both disease prevention ...

Last Updated: 3 Jan 2013

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Decrease in shigellosis-related deaths without Shigella spp.-specific interventions, Asia.
 

Author(s): Pradip Bardhan, A S G Faruque, Aliya Naheed, David A Sack

Journal: Emerging Infect. Dis.. 2010 Nov;16(11):1718-23.

 

In 1999, a review of the literature for 1966-1997 suggested that ≈1.1 million persons die annually of shigellosis, including ≈880,000 in Asia. Our recent review of the literature for 1990-2009 indicates that ≈125 million shigellosis cases occur annually in Asia, of which ≈14,000 ...

Last Updated: 29 Oct 2010

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Shigellosis: an old disease in new clothes?
 

Author(s): Philippe J Sansonetti

Journal: PLoS Med.. 2006 Sep;3(9):e354.

 

Last Updated: 29 Nov 2006

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Safety and Immunogenicity of Two Live, Attenuated Oral Shigella Sonnei Vaccines: WRSs2 and WRSs3
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Shigella Infection

 

Last Updated: 20 Nov 2014

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Diagnosis of Neglected Tropical Diseases Among Patients With Persistent Digestive Disorders
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Soil-transmitted Helminthiasis; Schistosomiasis; Strongyloidiasis; Shigellosis; Intestinal Salmonellosis; Campylobacteriosis; Aeromonas Spp. Infections; Giardiasis; Amoebiasis; Dientamoebiasis; Cryptosporidium Spp. Infections

 

Last Updated: 25 Nov 2014

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Last Updated: 8 Jul 2012

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