Disease Information for Shigella sonnei

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Acute Diarrhea
Anorexia Decreased appetite
Bloody diarrhea
Diarrhea
Stool color/appearance abnormal
STOOL Pus/purulence
Asymmetric arthritis/multiple joints
Multiple Joint Arthritis
Polyarticular Joint Pain
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/Non-motile bacteria (example)
Process
PROCESS/Infection/agent specific (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Antibiotic
Other Treatments
TX/Infection/isolation/quarantine
Definition

A lactose-fermenting bacterium causing dysentery.

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