Shigella flexneri


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Related to Shigella flexneri: Salmonella typhimurium, Shigella sonnei

Shi·gel·la flex·ner·i

a species found in the feces of symptomatic individuals and of convalescents or carriers; a common cause of dysentery epidemics, especially in Asia and the Middle East. Now known sometimes to be sexually transmitted through anal intercourse.

Shi·gel·la flex·ner·i

(shē-gel'lă fleks-ner'ī)
A bacterial species found in the feces of symptomatic individuals and of convalescents and carriers; the most common cause of dysentery epidemics and sometimes of infantile gastroenteritis. Can be sexually transmitted, through anal intercourse.
Synonym(s): Flexner bacillus.

Shigella flexneri

A species that is a frequent cause of acute diarrhea in humans.
See also: Shigella

Flexner,

Simon, U.S. pathologist, 1863-1946.
Flexner bacillus - Synonym(s): Shigella flexneri
Shigella flexneri - see under Shiga

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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Characterization of fluoroquinolone-resistant Shigella flexneri in Hangzhou area of China.
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In Pakistan the first third generation cephalosporin resistant Shigella flexneri was isolated in The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan, in 2005, but it was not ESBL producer8.
Characterization of endemic Shigella flexneri strains in Somalia: antimicrobial resistance plasmid profiles and serotype correlation.
Es conocido que la circulacion de especies y serotipos podria ser considerado como un marcador del clima socioeconomico en un momento dado (13), situacion que se ha dado en nuestro hospital, donde en 2011 se incremento los casos de Shigella sonnei que desplazo a la Shigella flexneri.
Das dez cepas bacterianas que foram submetidas ao teste de sensibilidade aos extratos de atemoia, as cepas de Enterococcus faecalis, Escherichia coli, Salmonella choleraesuis, Serratia marcescens e Shigella flexneri mostraram-se resistentes aos tres extratos testados, sendo a primeira um microrganismo Gram-positivo, e as demais, Gram-negativas.
Shigella flexneri is a gram-negative bacterium which causes the most communicable of bacterial dysenteries, shigellosis.
Blood culture yielded ceftriaxon resistant Shigella flexneri and meropenem treatment was commenced.
It has been estimated that in Asia 91 million Shigella episodes and 414,000 deaths occur annually with Shigella flexneri being the most common serotype (2).
Las cepas Salmonella Enteritidis y Shigella flexneri, utilizadas en la presente investigacion, pertenecen a la coleccion del Centro de Investigaciones de Microbiologia Ambiental de la Universidad de Carabobo (CIMA-UC).