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Epidemiology of Shigella-associated diarrhea in Gorgan, north of Iran.

Authors
  • Ghaemi, Ezzat Ollah
  • Aslani, Mohammad Mehdi
  • Moradi, Abdol Vahab
  • Dadgar, Teena
  • Livani, Sedigh
  • Mansourian, Azad Reza
  • Nosrat, Sepide Bakhshande
  • Ahmadi, Ali Reza
Type
Published Article
Journal
Saudi Journal of Gastroenterology
Publisher
Medknow Publications
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2007
Volume
13
Issue
3
Pages
129–132
Identifiers
PMID: 19858629
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

It has been shown that Shigella sonnei is the most common Shigella serogroup among 2-5 year-old children in Gorgan. It is therefore suggested that hygienic training be given to childcare attendants and the children themselves.

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