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Bacillary Dysentery (Shigellosis) Summary

Description: 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 Show All >>

Networked: 749 relevant articles (75 outcomes, 87 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Bacillary Dysentery

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Nalidixic Acid : 11 outcomes 5 studies in 41 results : FDA 8
  2. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 7 outcomes 7 studies in 81 results : IBA
  3. Ampicillin (Omnipen) : 7 outcomes 5 studies in 54 results : FDA 72 Generic
  4. Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole Combination (Co-Trimoxazole) : 7 outcomes 5 studies in 44 results : FDA 6 Generic
  5. Vaccines : 5 outcomes 5 studies in 36 results : IBA
  6. Furazolidone (Furoxone) : 5 outcomes 3 studies in 13 results : FDA 2
  7. Ciprofloxacin (Cipro) : 4 outcomes 1 study in 24 results : FDA 60 Generic
  8. Quinolones : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 16 results : IBA
  9. Trimethoprim (Proloprim) : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 16 results : FDA 73 Generic
  10. Streptomycin (Streptomycin Sulfate) : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 12 results : FDA 7
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Diseases Related to Bacillary Dysentery

  1. Infection
  2. Typhoid Fever (Typhoid)
  3. Cholera
  4. Salmonella Infections (Salmonellosis)
  5. Diarrhea
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Key Therapies for Bacillary Dysentery

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  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 11 results
  2. Fluid Therapy (Oral Rehydration Therapy) : 1 outcome in 6 results
  3. Day Care (Partial Hospitalization) : 3 studies in 16 results
  4. Chinese Traditional Medicine (Traditional Chinese Medicine) : 2 results
  5. Enema (Enemas) : 2 results
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