Latest Publications and Research on Shigellosis
Novel multiplex PCR assay for identification and subtyping of enteroinvasive Escherichia coli and differentiation from Shigella based on target genes selected by comparative genomics.
Dhakal R, Wang Q, Lan R, Howard P, Sintchenko V
Both Shigella and enteroinvasive Escherichia coli (EIEC) can cause enterocolitis, but they have a distinct epidemiology and public health relevance. C... Read More
Clin. Microbiol. Infect. 2018 Jun 28
Update on vaccines for enteric pathogens.
Riddle MS, Chen WH, Kirkwood CD, MacLennan CA
Acute diarrheal disease caused by viral, bacterial and parasitic infections is a major global health problem with substantial mortality and morbidity ... Read More
Cyclic OmpC peptidic epitope conjugated to tetanus toxoid as a potential vaccine candidate against shigellosis.
Jarzab A, Witkowska D, Ziomek E, Setner B, Czajkowska A, Dorot M, Szewczuk Z, Gamian A
In earlier works we have described that mice immunized with outer membrane protein OmpC survive the challenge with live Shigella flexnerii 3a. We have... Read More
J. Med. Microbiol. 2018 Jun 29
Antimicrobial resistance profiles of Shigella dysenteriae isolated from travellers returning to the UK, 2004-2017.
Terry LM, Barker CR, Day MR, Greig DR, Dallman TJ, Jenkins C
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) profiles of 754 strains of Shigella dysenteriae isolated between 2004 and 2017 from UK travellers reporting symptoms of... Read More
Sugar Acetonides are a Superior Motif for Addressing the Large, Solvent-Exposed Ribose-33 Pocket of tRNA-Guanine Transglycosylase.
Movsisyan LD, Schäfer E, Nguyen A, Ehrmann FR, Schwab A, Rossolini T, Zimmerli D, Wagner B, Daff H, Heine A, Klebe G, Diederich F
The intestinal disease shigellosis caused by Shigella bacteria affects over 120 million people annually. There is an urgent demand for new drugs as re... Read More