Which patients are at highest risk for shigellosis?

Updated: Aug 20, 2021
  • Author: Heba Rashid Ashraf, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Answer

Certain populations are at an increased risk for shigellosis including children in daycare, incarcerated persons, international travelers, homosexual men, people infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), and those who live in crowded, unsanitary conditions.


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