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How do medications treat Shigella food poisoning?

Shigella food poisoning is caused by various bacteria of the biological group (genus) Shigella. Certain antibiotic drugs kill the bacteria, which then relieves the negative symptoms. An effective antibiotic drug for the particular bacteria should be determined by a doctor.

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Are there alternative treatments for Shigella food poisoning?
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At present, Shigella food poisoning is usually only treated conventionally with rehydration and, in ...
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What are the symptoms of Shigella food poisoning?
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The common symptoms of Shigella food poisoning, which range from mild to severe, include diarrhea, a...
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Is a vaccine for Shigella food poisoning available?
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A vaccine for Shigella food poisoning is not yet available, but research is currently underway in th...
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How do other illnesses affect Shigella food poisoning?
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