Bacteria that cause an intestinal infection

Yes, if

Yes, when all the following criteria have been met:

Compared with other bacterial causes of diarrhea, Shigella is the most likely to cause outbreaks in group care or school settings. Such outbreaks may spread to family members and other close contacts of affected children.

Adapted from Managing Infectious Diseases in Child Care and Schools: A Quick Reference Guide.

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