Shigella flexneri


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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.
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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.
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Shigella flexneri

A species that is a frequent cause of acute diarrhea in humans.
See also: Shigella
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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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Shigella flexneri Enterobacter amnigenus Salmonella typhimurium and Serratia odorifera were taken from Biotechnology Laboratory Department of Zoology Azad Jammu and Kashmir University Muzaffarabad Pakistan (Ume-Kalsoom et al.
Pneumoniae 24 [+ or -] 0.24 0 0 P.aeruginosa 27 [+ or -] 0.12 0 13 [+ or -] 0.23 Proteus mirabilis 23 [+ or -] 0.24 0 14 [+ or -] 0.22 S.Typhi 25 [+ or -] 0.34 0 14 [+ or -] 0.31 Shigella flexneri 28 [+ or -] 0.26 0 14 [+ or -] 0.25 V.cholerae 22 [+ or -] 0.18 0 16 [+ or -] 0.19 Serratia 28 [+ or -] 0.43 0 11 [+ or -] 0.16 marcescens Candida albicans 28 [+ or -] 0.36 0 0 Aspergillus niger 25 [+ or -] 0.28 0 0 Pathogens Methanol Aqueous S.aureus 14 [+ or -] 0.32 12 [+ or -] 0.18 E.coli 0 0 K.
Antibacterial activity of methanolic extract of M.sapientium seeds Bacterial strain Diameter of zone of inhibition (mm) Ciprofloxacin MMSS Staphylococcus 28.03[+ or -]0.12 8.89[+ or aureus -]0.14 Pseudomonas 29.13[+ or -]0.21 I2.21[+ or aeruginosa -]0.14 Salmonella typhi 25.41[+ or -]0.11 10.39[+ or -]0.12 Shigella flexneri 27.34[+ or -]0.12 NA Shigella dysenteriae 28.01[+ or -]0.11 16.92[+ or -]0.62 Shigella hoydii 29.39[+ or -]0.14 NA Escherichia coli 30.23[+ or -]0.18 18.59[+ or -]0.22 Assay was performed in triplicate and results are the mean of three values[+ or -]Standard Deviation.
dksA is required for intercellular spread of Shigella flexneri via an RpoS-independent mechanism.
coli whereas it showed less antimicrobial activity against, Bacillus brevis, Shigella flexneri, Bacillus licheniformis and Staphylococcus aureus (Table -1).
Minimum inhibitory concentrations of Acacia mearnsii against bacterial isolates Bacterial isolates MIC (mg/ml) Escherichia coli ATCC 8739 0.156 Shigella flexneri KZN 0.078 Proteus vulgaris ATCC 6830 0.156 Staphylococcus aureus ATCC 6538 0.313 Bacillus pumilus ATCC 1484 0.156 Table 2.
To assess the sensitivity of current octaplex PCR assay, a 24 hour incubated Escherichia coli ATCC 25922 in lauryl sulphate broth and Shigella flexneri PTCC 1234 in GN enrichment broth were suspended in 0.1% sterile peptone water.
Like in mainland India and most of the other developing countries Shigella flexneri 2a has been the commonest isolate with the proportion of different species and serotypes of Shigella isolated showing considerable variation.
The genus Shigella was divided into four species viz., Shigella dysentriae (serogroup A), Shigella flexneri (serogroup B), Shigella boydii (serogroup C) and Shigella sonnei (serogroup D).
Sex, drugs and smart phone applications: findings from semistructured interviews with men who have sex with men diagnosed with Shigella flexneri 3a in England and Wales.
Two Gram-negative bacteria; Escherichia coli and Shigella flexneri, and two Gram-positive bacteria; Staphylococcus aureus and Bacillus subtilis were used for screening the antibacterial activities of J.
On October 20, 2010, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control and CDC began investigating a cluster of three diarrheal illnesses caused by multidrug-resistant Shigella flexneri 2a.