Shigella - Shigellosis

Shigella is a bacteria that can cause severe stomach upset. The shigella bug is passed on through infected faeces (poo). This can happen through contaminated food or sexual activity.

Shigella graph 2017

Shigellosis in Ireland, 2018

111 The number of shigella notifications in 2018
2.3 The national notification rate per 100,000 population in 2018

Last updated: 25 October 2019