Agent Name

Shigella dysenteriae

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Also S. flexnerii, S. sonnei, and S. boydii;

Category

Infectious Agents

Comments

Outbreaks occur in the setting of overcrowding and poor personal hygiene. [CCDM, p. 558]

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