An epidemic of bacillary dysentery in western Rwanda 1981-1982.

Abstract

The epidemiologic and clinical aspects of a major Shigella dysenteriae epidemic resistant to all available drugs that occurred in Western Rwanda in 1981-82 are analyzed. About 5% of the population was affected. In total, there were 11,801 cases of dysentery, with an average of 833 cases/month. The course of the epidemic was independent from seasonal… (More)

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