Fact Sheets

Below are links to fact sheets on Shigella-related topics that can be displayed in public places or distributed to specific audience groups.

Shigella print materials can be ordered for free via CDC-Info on Demand.

Do you have diarrhea? Protect yourself and your community.

Message: Do you have diarrhea? It might be caused by a bacteria called Shigella. 

Audience: Sexually active adults

Are you or your partner sick with diarrhea? For MSM

Message: Are you or your partner sick with diarrhea? It might be caused by a bacteria called Shigella. 

Audience: Gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM).

Shigella infections among gay and bisexual men

Message: Safe sex practices can help reduce the risk of getting shigellosis.

Audience: Gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM).

Does your child have diarrhea

Message: Overview of Shigella infections: Symptoms, prevention measures, and steps to get better.

Audience: General public.