Shigella dysenteriae


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Shi·gel·la dys·en·te·ri·ae

a species causing severe necrotizing dysentery in humans induced by a virulent shiga toxin found only in feces of symptomatic individuals; the type species of the genus Shigella.

Shigella dysenteriae

Shigella group A Microbiology The least commonly isolated and most virulent Shigella serotype

Shi·gel·la dys·en·te·ri·ae

(shē-gel'lă dis-en-ter'ē-ē)
A bacterial species causing dysentery in humans and in monkeys, found only in feces of symptomatic individuals. The type species of the genus Shigella.
Synonym(s): Shiga-Kruse 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.
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RESUMEN: El objetivo del presente trabajo ha sido evaluar el dano celular agudo generado por el producto de excrecion de Shigella dysenteriae sobre el tejido muscular del miembro inferior de embrion de pollo, asi como sobre los mioblastos obtenidos a partir del cultivo de explantes de tejido muscular desarrollado en gota pendiente.
coil multidrug resistant, Shigella flexnerii, Salmonella typhi, Salmonella paratyphi A, Proteus mirabilis, Klebsiella pneumonia, Salmonella paratyphi B, Pseudomonas aeruginosa ATCC, and Shigella dysenteriae. All results were compared with standard drug gentamicin.
The extract also displayed strong anti-bacterial effect against when tested against Escherichia coli, Shigella dysenteriae, and Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
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The extracts will be individually tested against a panel of microorganisms, including Aspergillus niger ATCC 16404, Candida albicans ATCC 10231, Escherichia coli ATCC 10536, Klebsiella pneumoniae ATCC 10031, Proteus vulgaris PTCC 1182, Pseudomonas aeruginosa ATCC 27853, Salmonella paratyphi-A serotype ATCC 5702, Shigella dysenteriae PTCC 1188, Staphylococcus aureus ATCC 29737, Staphylococcus epidermidis ATCC 12228.
Shigella dysenteriae, Shigella flexneri, Shigella boydii and Shigella sonnei constitute the four species of the genus.
Risk areas and neighbourhood-level risk factors for Shigella dysenteriae 1 and Shigella flexneri, Healthplace, 2008; 14: 96-105.
Enterobacter aerogene, Escherichia coli, Escherichia coli (MDR), Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Salmonella typhi, Salmonella paratyphi B, Shigella flexeneri, Shigella dysenteriae, Vibrio choleriae and Aeromonas were used as Gram-negative bacterial strains.