What is included in patient education about shigellosis?

Updated: Aug 20, 2021
  • Author: Heba Rashid Ashraf, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Educate patients about proper hygiene. Careful handwashing and stool precautions should prevent the dissemination of shigellosis. Thus, primary preventive measures should include universal availability of potable water, provision of sanitation methods, and improved personal and food hygiene. [4]


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