genus Shigella


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Noun1.genus Shigella - a genus of bacteria
bacteria genus - a genus of bacteria
Enterobacteriaceae, family Enterobacteriaceae - a large family of Gram-negative rod-shaped bacteria of the order Eubacteriales
shigella - rod-shaped Gram-negative enterobacteria; some are pathogenic for warm-blooded animals; can be used as a bioweapon
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Shigellosis is a bacterial infection of the intestinal tract caused through bacteria of the genus Shigella and manifested by diarrhoea.
Shigellosis, caused by members of the bacterial genus Shigella [1], is an acute diarrheal disease primarily affecting poor, crowded communities that do not have adequate sanitation or clean water [2].