Surveillance of shigellosis (Shigella)

Learn about shigellosis surveillance.

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Number of cases of shigellosis in Canada

In recent years, approximately 880 cases of shigellosis have been reported annually in Canada.

How Canada monitors shigellosis

Canada uses different surveillance systems to monitor cases of food-borne illness. These include:

Shigellosis is a nationally notifiable disease in all provinces and territories. Cases are reported to:

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