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n. - An acute infection of the intestine by a type of bacteria.

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  • Health investigators say there's been a huge jump in the number of kids coming down with what is called shigellosis, a bacterial infection.
  • Exactly you said, shigellosis is a bacterial infection caused by the shigella (ph) bacteria.
  • It showed the symptoms of simple diarrhea, salmonellosis, shigellosis, amoebiosis and typhoid fever.
  • It is now recognized that hepatitis B and shigellosis, a gastrointestinal disorder, are transmitted sexually. for more
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