​Shigellosis is a disease caused by infection with Shigella bacteria. It causes diarrhoea and is easily spread among people. Good personal hygiene is the key to prevention.

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Further information

For further information please see the fact sheet or contact your local public health unit on 1300 066 055.​​​​​​​​

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