Species Shigella dysenteriae

Name: Shigella dysenteriae (Shiga 1897) Castellani and Chalmers 1919 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: "Bacillus dysentericus" Shiga 1897

Etymology: L. gen. fem. n. dysenteriae, of dysentery

Gender: feminine

Type strains: ATCC 13313; CIP 57.28; DSM 4781; NCTC 4837

16S rRNA gene: X96966 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Castellani A, Chalmers AJ. Manual of Tropical Medicine, 3rd ed. Williams Wood and Co., New York, 1919.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Shigella Castellani and Chalmers 1919 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Castellani A, Chalmers AJ. Manual of Tropical Medicine, 3rd ed. Williams Wood and Co., New York, 1919.

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