What is the US prevalence of shigellosis?

Updated: Aug 20, 2021
  • Author: Heba Rashid Ashraf, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Shigellosis is the third most common cause of bacterial gastroenteritis in the United States. [15] Approximately 500,000 cases of shigellosis are estimated to occur annually in the United States. [3]

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