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Bacillary Dysentery (Shigellosis)

DYSENTERY caused by gram-negative rod-shaped enteric bacteria (ENTEROBACTERIACEAE), most often by the genus SHIGELLA. Shigella dysentery, Shigellosis, is classified into subgroups according to syndrome severity and the infectious species. Group A: SHIGELLA DYSENTERIAE (severest); Group B: SHIGELLA FLEXNERI; Group C: SHIGELLA BOYDII; and Group D: SHIGELLA SONNEI (mildest).
Also Known As:
Shigellosis; Dysentery, Shigella; Dysentery, Bacillary; Dysentery, Shiga bacillus; Dysentery, Shigella boydii; Dysentery, Shigella dysenteriae; Dysentery, Shigella dysenteriae type 1; Dysentery, Shigella flexneri; Dysentery, Shigella sonnei; Shigella Dysentery; Dysenteries, Shigella; Dysenteries, Shigella boydii; Dysenteries, Shigella dysenteriae; Dysenteries, Shigella flexneri; Dysenteries, Shigella sonnei; Shiga bacillus Dysentery; Shigella Dysenteries; Shigella boydii Dysenteries; Shigella boydii Dysentery; Shigella dysenteriae Dysenteries; Shigella dysenteriae Dysentery; Shigella flexneri Dysenteries; Shigella flexneri Dysentery; Shigella sonnei Dysenteries; Shigella sonnei Dysentery; boydii Dysenteries, Shigella; boydii Dysentery, Shigella; dysenteriae Dysenteries, Shigella; dysenteriae Dysentery, Shigella; flexneri Dysenteries, Shigella; flexneri Dysentery, Shigella; sonnei Dysenteries, Shigella; sonnei Dysentery, Shigella
Networked: 749 relevant articles (75 outcomes, 87 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Infection
2. Typhoid Fever (Typhoid)
3. Cholera
4. Salmonella Infections (Salmonellosis)
5. Diarrhea

Experts

1. Sansonetti, Philippe J: 12 articles (06/2014 - 05/2002)
2. Raqib, Rubhana: 10 articles (11/2013 - 06/2002)
3. Klebe, Gerhard: 9 articles (01/2015 - 03/2009)
4. Diederich, François: 8 articles (01/2015 - 06/2008)
5. Andersson, Jan: 8 articles (01/2012 - 06/2002)
6. Sarker, Protim: 6 articles (11/2013 - 05/2003)
7. Guerreiro, Catherine: 5 articles (11/2015 - 02/2009)
8. Mulard, Laurence A: 5 articles (11/2015 - 02/2009)
9. Bowen, Anna: 5 articles (06/2015 - 11/2009)
10. Heine, Andreas: 5 articles (01/2015 - 03/2009)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Bacillary Dysentery:
1. Nalidixic AcidFDA Link
2. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)IBA
3. Ampicillin (Omnipen)FDA LinkGeneric
4. Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole Combination (Co-Trimoxazole)FDA LinkGeneric
5. VaccinesIBA
6. Furazolidone (Furoxone)FDA Link
7. Ciprofloxacin (Cipro)FDA LinkGeneric
8. QuinolonesIBA
9. Trimethoprim (Proloprim)FDA LinkGeneric
10. Streptomycin (Streptomycin Sulfate)FDA Link

Therapies and Procedures

1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
2. Fluid Therapy (Oral Rehydration Therapy)
3. Day Care (Partial Hospitalization)
4. Chinese Traditional Medicine (Traditional Chinese Medicine)
5. Enema (Enemas)