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1 April 1980

Foodborne outbreak of shigellosis caused by an unusual Shigella strain


A family outbreak of foodborne shigellosis caused by an unusual strain of Shigella is described. The strain was a mannitol-positive variant of Shigella dysenteriae and agglutinated in antiserum prepared against provisional serotype 3341-55.

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cover image Journal of Clinical Microbiology
Journal of Clinical Microbiology
Volume 11Number 4April 1980
Pages: 337 - 339
PubMed: 6768766


Published online: 1 April 1980


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