Disease Information for Shigella boydii

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Acute Diarrhea
Anorexia Decreased appetite
Blood in stool
Bloody diarrhea
Diarrhea
Hematochezia/Blood per Rectum
Stool color/appearance abnormal
STOOL Pus/purulence
Meningismus
Asymmetric arthritis/multiple joints
Multiple Joint Arthritis
Polyarticular Joint Pain
Clinical Presentation & Variations
AIDS with Diarrhea
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Exposure Factors
Exposure/Raw sewerage
Exposure/Sewage
Recent Event
Recent/Travel
Population Group
Population/Immigrant population
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Microlab/Bacillus/rods on smear
Microlab/Stool culture/enteric pathogens abnormal
Microlab/Stool Positive enteric pathogen
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
STOOL Erythrocytes/RBCs
STOOL Lactoferrin
STOOL Leukocytes
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
Colonoscopy/Colitis/inflammed mucosa
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Bacterial dysentery
Infectious colitis/diarrhea syndrome
Post-shigella arthritis
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Bacteria (category)
AGENT/Enterobacteraceae/oxidase neg/catalase pos (ex)
AGENT/Foodbourne infection
AGENT/Gram negative bacteria (ex)
AGENT/Gram negative rods (ex)
AGENT/Non-motile bacteria (example)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/CSF Pressure Increased
Process
PROCESS/Infection/agent specific (category)
Synonyms
Synonym
bacillary dysentery Boyd, bacillary dysentery Shigella boydii, bacillary dysentery Shigella group C, Boyd dysentery, Disease caused by Shigella boydii, dysentery bacillary Boyd, dysentery bacillary Shigella boydii, dysentery bacillary Shigella group C, dysentery Boyd, Infection by group C Shigella, Infection due to Group C Shigella, Infection due to Group C Shigella (disorder), infection Shigella boydii, infection Shigella group C, Shigella boydii, Shigella boydii (group C), Shigella boydii (group C) (disorder), Shigella infection boydii, Shigella infection group C, Shigellosis due to Shigella boydii, Synonym/Shigellosis
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Antibiotic
RX/Voriconazole (Vfend)
Other Treatments
TX/Infection/isolation/quarantine
Definition

One of the SHIGELLA species that produces bacillary dysentery (DYSENTERY, BACILLARY).

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