[Shigellosis or bacillary dysentery].

  title={[Shigellosis or bacillary dysentery].},
  author={Xavier Nicolas and Herv{\'e} Granier and Patrick Le Guen},
  journal={Presse medicale},
  volume={36 11 Pt 2},
Shigellosis, commonly known as bacillary dysentery, is an enterobacterial disease caused by the Shigella genus, which now belongs to the Escherichia tribe, because of their genetic and phenotypic similarities. S. sonnei, flexneri, boydii and dysenteriae differ in their epidemiologic and pathogenic characteristics. S. sonnei is predominant in industrialized… CONTINUE READING