Foodborne outbreak of shigellosis caused by an unusual Shigella strain.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

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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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Huq, I; Alam, AK; Morris, GK; Wathen, G; Merson, M

Published Date

  • April 1980

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 11 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 337 - 339

PubMed ID

  • 6768766

Pubmed Central ID

  • 6768766

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0095-1137

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1128/JCM.11.4.337-339.1980


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States