Frontiers in Environmental Microbiology

Volume 6, Issue 4, December 2020

  • Shigillosis with Acute Appendicitis and Peritonitis: A Case Report

    Raihane Bahri, Hajar Saffour, Fadoua Elfarssani, Saida Eddyb, Asma Amrani, Mohamed Oulad Siad, Nabila Soraa

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 4, December 2020
    Pages: 52-55
    Received: 15 September 2020
    Accepted: 17 October 2020
    Published: 4 November 2020
    Abstract: Shigellosis is a form of bacterial diarrhea caused by gram-negative bacteria Shigella species. It is common in developing countries and results from contaminated food, poor sanitation conditions, or direct person to person contact. Shigella can cause infection in all age groups. High-risk group include very young, elderly, and immunocompromised per... Show More