Shigella sonnei


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Related to Shigella sonnei: shigellosis, Shigella flexneri, Shigella boydii, Shigella dysenteriae

Shi·gel·la son·ne·i

a species causing dysentery, sometimes milder than that caused by other species. The most common species of S. that causes disease in the U.S.

Shigella sonnei

Shigella group D Microbiology The most commonly isolated, least virulent Shigella serotype

Shi·gel·la son·ne·i

(shē-gel'lă son'ē-ī)
A bacterial species causing mild dysentery and also summer diarrhea in children.
Synonym(s): Sonne bacillus.

Shiga,

Kiyoshi, Japanese bacteriologist, 1870-1957.
Shigella boydii - a species found in feces of symptomatic individuals.
Shigella dysenteriae - a species causing dysentery in humans and in monkeys. Synonym(s): Shiga bacillus; Shiga-Kruse bacillus
Shigella flexneri - a species found in the feces of symptomatic individuals and of convalescents or carriers; the most common cause of dysentery epidemics and sometimes of infantile gastroenteritis. Synonym(s): Flexner bacillus; paradysentery bacillus
Shigella sonnei - a species causing mild dysentery and also summer diarrhea in children. Synonym(s): Sonne bacillus
Shigella - a genus of nonmotile, aerobic to facultatively anaerobic bacteria (family Enterobacteriaceae), all of whose species produce dysentery.
Shiga bacillus - Synonym(s): Shigella dysenteriae
Shiga-Kruse bacillus - Synonym(s): Shigella dysenteriae
shigellosis - bacillary dysentery caused by bacteria of the genus Shigella.

Shi·gel·la son·ne·i

(shē-gel'lă son'ē-ī)
Bacterial species causing dysentery, sometimes milder than that caused by other species.
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A swimming-associated outbreak of hemorrhagic colitis caused by Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Shigella sonnei.
She had a diagnosis of bacterial dysentery, and a stool culture confirmed Shigella sonnei infection.
Lartigue MF, Poirel L, Decousser JW, Nordmann P Multidrugresistant Shigella sonnei and Salmonella enterica serotype Typhimurium isolates producing CTX-M b-lactamases as causes of community-acquired infection in France.
A stool culture ordered by her doctor confirmed she was infected with Shigella sonnei.
To the Editor: Shigella sonnei causes a bacillary dysentery called shigellosis.
Shigella sonnei and Cryptosporidium parvum were identified in stool specimens.
today announced that it has completed the required laboratory analysis for its Phase I human clinical trial of the Company's vaccine to prevent Shigella sonnei infection.
Results of a stool culture came back positive for Shigella sonnei.
Shigella sonnei genome sequencing and phylogenetic analysis indicate recent global dissemination from Europe.
Shigella sonnei and Cry ptosporidium parvum were identified in stool specimens taken from ill people.
The second component, an inactivated whole cell vaccine for Shigella sonnei, anticipates completing enrollment by the end of March and dosing patients at the Johns Hopkins Vaccine Testing Unit in Baltimore beginning on the first of April.
To obtain a broad protection against the disease, GlycoVaxyn is also actively developing a multivalent vaccine against Shigella flexneri serotypes and Shigella sonnei.