What is the prognosis of shigellosis?

Updated: Aug 20, 2021
  • Author: Heba Rashid Ashraf, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Postinfection carriage is generally less than 3-4 weeks. Mild cramps and diarrhea may continue for many days to weeks after treatment of shigellosis.


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