Shigellosis

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Shigellosis

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The terms "Shigellosis" returned 133 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The anti-shigellosis activity of the methanol extract of Picralima nitida on Shigella dysenteriae type I induced diarrhoea in rats.
 

Author(s): Laure Brigitte Mabeku Kouitcheu, Joseph Lebel Tamesse, Jacques Kouam

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Picralima nitida Stapf (Apocynaceae) is a medicinal plant used traditionally in Cameroon to cure various ailments such as gastrointestinal disorders and dysentery. This study reports the in vitro and in vivo anti-shigellosis activity of the methanol extract of this plant on rats.

Last Updated: 22 Aug 2013

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Infrequent cross-transmission of Shigella flexneri 2a strains among villages of a mountainous township in Taiwan with endemic shigellosis.
 

Author(s): Ching-Fen Ko, Nien-Tsung Lin, Chien-Shun Chiou, Li-Yu Wang, Ming-Ching Liu, Chiou-Ying Yang, Yeong-Sheng Lee

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Shigellosis is rare in Taiwan, with an average annual incidence rate of 1.68 cases per 100,000 persons in 2000-2007. However, the incidence rate for a mountainous township in eastern Taiwan, Zhuoxi, is 60.2 times the average rate for the entire country. Traveling between Zhuoxi's ...

Last Updated: 7 Aug 2013

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Housefly population density correlates with shigellosis among children in Mirzapur, Bangladesh: a time series analysis.
 

Author(s): Tamer H Farag, Abu S Faruque, Yukun Wu, Sumon K Das, Anowar Hossain, Shahnawaz Ahmed, Dilruba Ahmed, Dilruba Nasrin, Karen L Kotloff, Sandra Panchilangam, James P Nataro, Dani Cohen, William C Blackwelder, Myron M Levine

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Shigella infections are a public health problem in developing and transitional countries because of high transmissibility, severity of clinical disease, widespread antibiotic resistance and lack of a licensed vaccine. Whereas Shigellae are known to be transmitted primarily by direct ...

Last Updated: 2 Jul 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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Last Updated: 4 Mar 2014

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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: 24 Jul 2014

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