Virulence Factors Associated with Pediatric Shigellosis in Brazilian Amazon

@inproceedings{Cruz2014VirulenceFA,
  title={Virulence Factors Associated with Pediatric Shigellosis in Brazilian Amazon},
  author={Carolinie Batista Nobre da Cruz and Maria Carolina Scheffer de Souza and Paula Taquita Serra and Ivanildes Santos and Ant{\^o}nio Alcirley da Silva Balieiro and F{\'a}bio Alessandro Pieri and Paulo Afonso Nogueira and Patr{\'i}cia Puccinelli Orlandi},
  booktitle={BioMed research international},
  year={2014}
}
Shigellosis is a global human health problem and the incidence is highest among children. In the present work, main Shigella virulence genes was examined by PCR and compared to symptoms of pediatric shigellosis. Thirty Shigella isolates were identified from an etiologic study at which 1,339 children ranging 0-10 years old were enrolled. S. flexneri was the most frequent species reaching 60.0% of isolates, 22.2% were S. sonnei, and 6.6% were both S. dysenteriae and S. boydii. All Shigella… CONTINUE READING
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