Shigellosis, also known as bacillary dysentery in its most severe manifestation, is a foodborne illness caused by infection by bacteria of the genus Shigella.
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Bad Bug Book: Shigella spp.
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The Merck Manual: Shigellosis
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Encyclopedia article on this foodborne infection, also known as bacillary dysentery, caused by bacteria of the genus Shigella.
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