Abstract. Intestinal infections and their prevention. Distinctive features of intestinal infections from food poisoning of microbial nature, 2011
"Intestinal infections and their prevention. Distinctive signs of intestinal infections from food poisoning of microbial nature "Intestinal infections include typhoid fever, paratyphoid A and B, dysentery, cholera, infectious hepatitis, etc. This group of diseases is characterized by the same localization of the pathogen (intestine), the same mechanisms and ways of infection (fecal -oral, contact-household), similar intestinal manifestations of the disease (disturbance of the intestinal tract function), as well as general principles of control and prevention. Sources of infection are only a sick person and bacterium carrier; except for paratyphus B, whose source, apart from man, can be some animals (cattle, pigs, birds). A special role in the spread of intestinal infections belongs to the food and waterways, which is associated with the long-term survival of pathogens in water and food.