Shiga


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Shi·ga

(shē'gah),
Kiyoshi, Japanese bacteriologist, 1870-1957. See: Shigella, Shiga bacillus, Shiga-Kruse bacillus.
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Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) is a major cause of serious human gastrointestinal illness and has the potential to cause life-threatening complications, such as hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) (1).
Summary: Tokyo [Japan], Sept 26 (ANI): Kyocera Corporation on Tuesday announced plans to expand operations at its new Medical Development Center which opened in Japan's Shiga Prefecture at the company's Shiga Yasu Plant in April 2017.
Rick Snyder visited with officials from Michigans sister state, Shiga Prefecture, where he participated in the kickoff of the 50-year anniversary celebration honoring the sister-state relationship.
Scientists have developed a highly sensitive test that, for the first time, detects all known Shiga toxin-producing E.
The new antibody-based assay identifies all known subtypes of Shiga toxins produced by STEC and has been tested in various studies by He, research leader Luisa Cheng, biologist Larry Stanker, and former ARS postdoctoral research associate Craig Skinner.
1) Its author Shiga Naoya(1883-1971) has been considered in Japan as one of the biggest writers because of his extremely concise style and unusual descriptive ability.
Kyocera TCL Solar LLC has completed construction of the largest mega-solar power plant in Shiga Prefecture, Japan.
M2 EQUITYBITES-October 9, 2015-Great Basin Scientific submits Shiga Toxin Direct Test to the US FDA for 510(k) clearance for STEC detection
M2 PHARMA-October 9, 2015-Great Basin Scientific submits Shiga Toxin Direct Test to the US FDA for 510(k) clearance for STEC detection
The Verigene Enteric Pathogens Test (EP) (510(k) cleared) is a multiplexed, automated test for the detection of the most common causes of acute gastroenteritis, including Salmonella, Shigella, Campylobacter, Vibrio, Yersinia enterocolitica, Shiga Toxin 1, Shiga Toxin 2, Norovirus, and Rotavirus.
Shiga toxins belong to a large family of bacterial toxins with two major groups, stx1 and stx2.