Advertisement

Are there alternative treatments for Shigella food poisoning?

At present, Shigella food poisoning is usually only treated conventionally with rehydration and, in some cases, administration of antibiotics. There is substantial work toward the development and approval of a vaccine. At this time, however, no vaccine is available.

Continue Learning about Shigella Food Poisoning

What are the treatment options for Shigella food poisoning?
Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)
People having mild Shigella food poisoning with diarrhea require only rehydration by drinking plenty...
More Answers
What causes Shigella food poisoning?
Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)
Shigella food poisoning is caused by bacteria of a biological group (genus) named Shigella. The bact...
More Answers
How does Shigella food poisoning affect the body?
Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)
After entering the body in contaminated food, Shigella group bacteria infect cells that line the ins...
More Answers
Can Shigella food poisoning be prevented?
Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)
Shigella food poisoning can be prevented by using good food preparation practices. Food preparers sh...
More Answers

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.