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Recent insights into Shigella: a major contributor to the global diarrhoeal disease burden

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Purpose of review Diarrhoea is a major global health problem, and recent studies have confirmed Shigella as a major contributor to this burden. Here, we review recent advances in Shigella research; focusing on their epidemiology, pathogenesis, antimicrobial resistance, and the role of the gut microbiome during infection.

Recent findings Enhanced epidemiological data, combined with new generation diagnostics, has highlighted a greater burden of Shige...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1097/QCO.0000000000000475

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Name:
Royal Society
Funding agency for:
Baker, S
Grant:
100087/Z/12/Z
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Wellcome Trust
Funding agency for:
Baker, S
Grant:
100087/Z/12/Z
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer
Journal:
Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases More from this journal
Volume:
31
Issue:
5
Pages:
449–454
Publication date:
2018-07-25
Acceptance date:
2018-07-20
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EISSN:
1473-6527
ISSN:
0951-7375
Pmid:
30048255
Language:
English
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pubs:891370
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uuid:2291d512-1d39-4c71-a987-c45759ec861f
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pubs:891370
Source identifiers:
891370
Deposit date:
2018-08-07

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