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.

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Shigellosis in Ireland, 2022

157 The number of shigella notifications in 2022
3.0 The national notification rate per 100,000 population in 2022

Last updated: 17 July 2023