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How is Shigella food poisoning diagnosed?

Shigella food poisoning is diagnosed by testing a stool sample for Shigella bacteria. A sample is collected and then taken to a medical laboratory. The sample is cultured and tested for the indicative bacteria.

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What increases my risk for Shigella food poisoning?
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Does Shigella food poisoning affect children differently than adults?
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Is there a cure for Shigella food poisoning?
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