Shigella boydii


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Shi·gel·la boy·di·i

a species found only in feces of symptomatic individuals; occurs in a low proportion of cases of bacillary dysentery.

Shi·gel·la boy·di·i

(shē-gel'lă boyd'ē-ī)
A bacterial species found only in feces of symptomatic individuals; occurs in a low proportion of cases of bacillary dysentery.

Shigella boydii

A species that causes acute diarrhea in humans.
See also: Shigella

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.
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Those are two observations from the first effort to characterize the epidemiology of Shigella boydii 20, which was first detected by Health Canada in 1999, Dr.
From October 2000 to January 2002, 112 isolates of Shigella boydii 20 were recovered from U.S.
The researchers did not detect a discrete outbreak of Shigella boydii 20 among the patients, and could not implicate a specific vehicle of transmission.
The test was performed against different strains of bacteria such as Escherichia coli (MTCC 590), Klebsiella pneumonia (MTCC 9509), Shigella boydii (MTCC 11947), Salmonella typhi (MTCC 3224), Staphylococcus aureus (MTCC 1430), Pseudomonas aeruginosa (MTCC 4673), Proteus vulgaris (MTCC 658),Micrococcus luteus (ATCC 106), Vibrio cholera (MTCC 3906) and fungi such as, Candida albicans (MTCC 183), Candida parapsilosis (MTCC 2509) and Candida tropicalis (MTCC 184).
Shigella boydii is a food pathogen that was implicated in a 1999 foodborne outbreak involving contaminated bean salad that contained fresh parsley and cilantro.