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Shigella dysenteriae

Trevor A. Crowell, M.D.
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MICROBIOLOGY

  • Aerobic, Gram-negative bacillus.
  • Constitutes group A of the four Shigella groups (see Shigella species module for other species).

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Last updated: January 3, 2016