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ICV 2016: 92.3
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(3): 331-335
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.603.037


Food Borne Outbreak of Gastroenteritis Due to Shigella sonnei in North - West Region of Rajasthan, India
Reena Goyal*, Taruna Swami, Deep Shikhar Acharya and Divya Sharma
Department of Microbiology, S. P. Medical College, Bikaner, Rajasthan, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Shigella is an important food borne pathogen in India. Shigella sonnei and non-agglutinable Shigella seem to be steadily surfacing. We are reporting a food borne outbreak of Shigella sonnei from our region. Shigella sonnei were isolated in 7 samples of 9 patients who had consumed common food made up of rice, potato, milk and water. The strains were sensitive to ampicillin, chloramphenicol, ceftiaxone, tetracycline and furazolidone. Patients were treated successfully with oral rehydration therapy, metronidazole and ceftriaxone.


Keywords: Shigella sonnei, Gastroenteritis, Food borne diseases
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Reena Goyal, Taruna Swami, Deep Shikhar Acharya and Divya Sharma. 2017. Food Borne Outbreak of Gastroenteritis Due to Shigella sonnei in North - West Region of Rajasthan.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(3): 331-335. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.603.037