Treatment for shigellosis/bacterial dysentry
•The organisms are usually susceptible to Ciprofloxacin,ampicillin,Septran, tetracycline,and chloramphenicol
•MDR are widespread.MDR is plasmid borne and can be transmitted.
•An antitoxin is available against shigella dysenteriae type I exotoxin
•No vaccination -no prophylactic antimicrobials
•No anti peristalsis they prolong the excretion and symptoms