Shigella flexneri sepsis in an infant.

  title={Shigella flexneri sepsis in an infant.},
  author={Ju-Bei Yen and K W Chang and T L Wu and A J Kuo and L H Su},
  journal={Chang Gung medical journal},
  volume={26 8},
Shigellosis continues to be an important public health problem in developed countries, since communication in the world village has become more frequent. In addition, this disease is difficult to be prevented because only a small number of bacteria are required to cause infection, and it has exhibited steady trends towards multiple drug resistance. This report describes a 7-month-old female infant with Shigella flexneri sepsis presenting initially with a high fever, watery diarrhea, and… CONTINUE READING