Shigella sonnei

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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.