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On the classification of the Shigella types

Sten Madsen

On the classification of the Shigella types

with special reference to the Flexner group

by Sten Madsen

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Published by E. Munksgaard in København .
Written in English

  • Shigella

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Sten Madsen ; translated from the Danish by Elisabeth Aagesen.
    ContributionsAagesen, Elisabeth, tr.
    LC ClassificationsQR201.D9 M3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination122 p. :
    Number of Pages122
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6078585M
    LC Control Number50030101

      29 - Shigella classification Posted by doctor at AM. Reactions: Labels: serotypes of shigella, shigella boydii, shigella classification based on mannitol fermentation, shigella dystenteriae, shigella flexneri, shigella mcqs. No comments: Post a Comment. Older Post Home. ii GUIDELINES FOR THE CONTROL OF SHIGELLOSIS, INCLUDING EPIDEMICS DUE TO SHIGELLA DYSENTERIAE TYPE 1 WHO Library Cataloguing-in-Publication Data World Health Organization. Guidelines for the control of shigellosis, including epidemics due to Shigella prevention and control ines ISBN 92 4 0 NLM Classification: WC ).

    In a summary published annually, the CDC provides an overview of the classification of various types (species) of Shigella bacteria, as follows: There are 4 major subgroups of Shigella, designated A, B, C and D, and 44 recognized serotypes. All members of Shigella are aerobic and facultative anaerobes. Grow readily in culture media at pH to at 10 o C - 40 o C, with optimum of 37 o C. After 24 hours incubation, Shigella colonies reach a diameter of about 2 mm. The colonies are circular, convex, colorless, but moderately translucent with smooth surface, and entire edges.

    A number of recent proposals to change the classification of shigellae were studied by the International Committee on Systematic Bacteriology Subcommittee on the Taxonomy of Enterobacteriaceae, which recommended adoption of the following proposals: (i) subdivision of Shigella flexneri serotype 5 into two subserotypes, 5a and 5b; (ii) reduction of the number of S. flexneri serotype 3 Cited by: There are several types of shigella bacteria, including. Shigella sonnei, also called "group D" shigella, is responsible for most cases of shigellosis in the United States.; Shigella flexneri, or "group B" shigella, causes almost all other cases.; Shigella dysenteriae, or "group A" shigella is rare in the United States. However, it can lead to deadly outbreaks in developing countries.

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Structure, Classification, and Antigenic Types. Shigellae are Gram-negative, nonmotile, facultatively anaerobic, non-spore-forming rods.

Shigella are differentiated from the closely related Escherichia coli on the basis of pathogenicity, physiology (failure to ferment lactose or decarboxylate lysine) and serology.

The genus is divided into four serogroups with multiple serotypes: A (S. Get this from a library. On the classification of the Shigella types: with special reference to the Flexner group.

[Sten Madsen; Elisabeth Aagesen]. On the classification of the Shigella types, with special reference to the Flexner group Paperback – January 1, by S Madsen (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback, January 1, Author: S Madsen. Many investigators subsequently have studied the serologic and biochemical properties of related organisms and have proposed a number of classifications for them.

Difficulties in nomenclature, discovery of new strains and disagreements in the literature pertaining to the Shigella prompted the contribution of. Shigella is a type of bacteria that can cause severe diarrhea, most often in children. WebMD explains causes, symptoms, and treatment. Shigellosis is an infection of the intestines caused by Shigella bacteria.

Symptoms generally start one to two days On the classification of the Shigella types book exposure and include diarrhea, fever, abdominal pain, and feeling the need to pass stools even when the bowels are empty. The diarrhea may be bloody. Symptoms typically last five to seven days and it may take several months before bowel habits return entirely to : Shigella.

Results are given of a painstaking examination by biochemical and serological methods of Shigella strains, the majority of which were strains of Sh. flexneri. Some of the strains were of Danish origin but the majority were obtained from laboratories in Europe and America in which work on the serological classification of these strains has already been carried : S.

Madsen. Sophie Octavia, Ruiting Lan, in Molecular Medical Microbiology (Second Edition), Introduction. Shigella is the primary agent of bacillary dysentery, also referred to as shigellosis, which is characterized by scant stools containing blood and mucus.

Shigellae are Gram-negative, facultative anaerobic bacteria. Taxonomically, Shigella stands as a genus in the family Enterobacteriaceae with. Comments. The use of CIDTs as stand-alone tests for the direct detection of Shigella/EIEC in stool is is genetically very similar to Shigella and will be detected in CIDTs that detect ic performance characteristics such as sensitivity, specificity, and positive predictive value of these assays likely depend on the manufacturer and are currently unknown.

Shigella is a genus of belongs to a small group of pathogens (including E. coli and Salmonella) that can infect the gut after the ingestion of relatively few bacteria can cause sudden and severe diarrhea in : Gamma Proteobacteria.

There are several different kinds of Shigella bacteria: Shigella sonnei, also known as "Group D" Shigella, accounts for over two-thirds of the shigellosis in the United States.

A second type, Shigella flexneri, or "group B" Shigella, accounts for almost all of the rest. Other types of Shigella are rare in this country, though they continue to.

About 2% of people who are infected with the type of Shigella called Shigella flexneri will experience post-infectious arthritis, which causes joint pains, eye irritation, and painful urination.

The syndrome only occurs in people who have specific genetic makeup that puts them at risk 1,It can last for months or years, and can lead to chronic arthritis. What is Shigella?. Shigellosis is an infectious disease caused by a group of bacteria called Shigella infections are the result of the bacterium passing from one person to another.

The spread of Shigella from an infected person to others can be stopped by frequent hand washing with soap. Most people infected with Shigella develop diarrhea, fever, and stomach cramps starting a.

Shigella sonnei is a species of Shigella. Together with Shigella flexneri, it is responsible for 90% of shigellosis cases. Shigella sonnei is named for the Danish bacteriologist Carl Olaf Sonne.

It is a Gram-negative, rod-shaped, nonmotile, non-spore-forming : Gammaproteobacteria. Abrin (all types) Aflatoxins (all types) Botulinum toxins (all types) Cholera toxin (whole complex or alpha subunits) Contoxins Ricin (all subunits) Saxitoxin Shiga toxin Shigella shiga neurotoxin Staphylococcus aureus toxin SEA Staphylococcus aureus toxin SEB Staphylococcus aureus toxin SEF T-2 toxin Tetrodotoxin (and derivatives)File Size: KB.

Diagnosis. Many kinds of germs can cause diarrhea. Knowing which germ is causing an illness is important to help guide appropriate treatment. Healthcare providers can order laboratory tests to identify Shigella germs in the stool (poop) of someone who is sick.

Treatment. Shigella, genus of rod-shaped bacteria in the family Enterobacteriaceae, species of which are normal inhabitants of the human intestinal tract and can cause dysentery, or shigellosis.

Shigella are microbiologically characterized as gram-negative, non-spore-forming, nonmotile bacteria. Their cells are to micrometre across by 1 to 3 micrometres long. CLASSIFICATION• 4 SPECIES/SUBGROUPS BASED ON BIOCHEMICAL AND SEROLOGICAL CHARACTERS• SHIGELLA DYSENTERIAE: 12 Serotypes• SHIGELLA FLEXNERI: 6 serotypes• SHIGELLA BOYDII: 18• SHIGELLA SONNEI: 17 Colicins types MD 4 5.

Taxonomy Family Enterobacteriaceae1. Anthony T. Maurelli, in Escherichia coli (Second Edition), Reservoirs and vehicles of infection. Shigella spp. are highly host-adapted pathogens. Humans are the natural reservoir of Shigella infections and non-human primates such as rhesus macaque monkeys are the only animals in which Shigella cause disease.

Interestingly, several cases of transmission from monkeys to man have been reported. In a summary published annually, the CDC provides an overview of the classification of various types (species) of Shigella bacteria, as follows: There are 4 major subgroups of Shigella, designated A, B, C and D, and 44 recognized serotypes.

Shigella is a genus of bacteria that is Gram-negative, facultative anaerobic, non-spore-forming, nonmotile, rod-shaped and genetically closely related to E. genus is named after Kiyoshi Shiga, who first discovered it in [1] Contents.

Classification; Pathogenesis; See also; References; External links; The causative agent of human shigellosis, Shigella causes disease in primates.Shigella. There are four. Shigella. species: Group A: Shigella dysenteriae, Group B: Shigella flexneri, Group C: Shigella boydii, Group D: Shigella sonnei, with more than 40 serotypes that have been identified.

S. higella sonnei. accounts for 72% of the shigellosis cases reported in United States and most of the shigellosis cases reported in File Size: KB.Shigella organisms may be very difficult to distinguish biochemically from Escherichia coli.

Brenner (1) considers Shigella organisms and E. coli to be a single species, based on DNA homology.