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FactSheet: Shigellosis Volume 13 Issue 9-10

New South Wales Public Health Bulletin 13(10) 218 - 218 Published: 2002

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Shigellosis is a bacterial disease caused by infection with Shigella bacteria. Shigellosis can affect anyone; however, children, people with poor immune systems, and the elderly are at the greatest risk.