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Shigellosis

Shigellosis is a bacterial infection of the large and small intestines. It is found in the feces of an infected person and may be spread by close contact or by eating or drinking contaminated food or water. Common symptoms of those infected are: mild to severe diarrhea, fever, nausea, vomiting, and cramps.

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Utah Department of Health
Bureau of Epidemiology
801-538-6191
Fax: 801-538-9913
Email: epi@utah.gov
288 North 1460 West
PO Box 142104
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-2104

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