Dysentery: Causes, Symptoms and Prevention


Dysentery is a general term for an intestinal infection which causes severe diarrhea and abdominal discomfort. Untreated amoebic dysentery can give rise to liver abscesses; in rare cases the infection may spread to other organs. Causes of Dysentery. Bacillary dysentery is caused by one of four different bacteria belonging to the Shigella family. Amoebic dysentery … Read more