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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 are the symptoms of Shigella food poisoning?
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Shigella food poisoning occurs when someone consumes food or water contaminated with this bacteria. ...
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Do complications of Shigella food poisoning occur?
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Some complications of Shigella food poisoning can occur. These include severe dehydration and nervou...
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What are the treatment options for Shigella food poisoning?
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People having mild Shigella food poisoning with diarrhea require only rehydration by drinking plenty...
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How does Shigella food poisoning affect the body?
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After entering the body in contaminated food, Shigella group bacteria infect cells that line the ins...
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