An outbreak of Shigellosis due to Shigella sonnei, S. flexnerii and S. boydii in an ultra-religious Jewish community in Southern Israel is described. The source of epidemic was traced to vegetables bought from a single source. The importance of epidemic and endemic modes of spread of Shigella is discussed.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Social Science and Medicine|
|State||Published - 1 Jan 1984|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Health(social science)
- History and Philosophy of Science