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ID 20 - Identification of Shigella species

INTRODUCTION Taxonomy The genus Shigella belongs to the family Enterobacteriaceae and consists of four species; Shigella dysenteriae, Shigella flexneri, Shigella boydii, and Shigella sonnei.

Outbreak of Shigella sonnei in a Clinical Microbiology Laboratory

J. Clin. Microbiol.€1997, 35(12):3163. and N Magill L A Mermel, S L Josephson, J Dempsey, S Parenteau, C Perry € microbiology laboratory. Outbreak of Shigella sonnei in a clinical http://jcm.asm.org/content/35/12/3163

Chapter 4 Isolation and Identification of Shigella

The serogroups A, B, C, and D correspond to S. dysenteriae , S. flexneri , S. boydii , and S. sonnei , respectively. Three of the four, S. dysenteriae , S. flexneri , and S. boydii, are made up of a number of serotypes (see Chapter 3, Table 3-1).

Shigella Annual Summary 2003

Outbreaks of Shigella sonnei infection associated with eating fresh parsley--United States and Canada, July-August 1998. MMWR 1999;48:285-9.

SHIGELLA SLIDE AGGLUTINATION ANTISERA

PRODUCTS AVAILABLE PL6900 - Sh. sonnei Phase 1&2 PL6901 - Sh. flexneri 1-6, X&Y PL6902 - Sh. dysenteriae 1-10 PL6903 - Sh. boydii 1-15 REFERENCES 1.

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J. Bacteriol.€1939, 37(3):315. John H. Glynn and D. Hugh Starkey € sonnei Properties of Shigella The Cultural and Antigenic http://jb.asm.org/content/37/3/315.citation

RESOURCE PACKAGE NUMBER 22 SHIGELLA

In the year 2000, an inner-city laboratory reported 148 cases of S. sonnei in homosexual men. Outbreaks can occur under conditions of crowding and where personal hygiene is poor, such as in jails, institutions for children, day care centres and crowded refugee camps.

STUDIES ON BACTERIOPHAGE I. THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE ...

studies on bacteriophage i. the relationship between the somatic antigens of shigella sonnei and their susceptibility to bacterial viruses*

SALMONELLA-SHIGELLA (SS) AGAR

Limitations: Studies by Taylor and Harris 7 found SS Agar supported the growth of only 25% of Shigella species, with the comm only isolated enteric pathogens S. sonnei and S. dysenteriae being completely inhibited.

ERWIN NETER

referred to as S. sonnei, sometimes also as the Duval-bacillus, Duval-Sonne bacillus, Kruse-Sonne bacillus, Kruse-E-bacillus, andB. ceylonensis A(Castel-