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Primary symptom of shigella.
Dysentery, which is diarrhea, blood and mucus in watery stool.
What is the most common form of Shigella?
Group D: Shigella sonnei
What are the enteric pathogens in enterobacteriaceae family
Y. enterocolitica, Shigella, Edwardsiella, Salmonella
What organisms are VP positive?
Klebsiella, Serratia, Enterobacter, Proteus mirabilis (50% +).
What organisms are H2S positive?
Proteus, Salmonella, Citrobacter freundii, and Edwardsiella.
What organisms are 4+ urea?
Morganella, Proteus, some providencia
What organisms are citrate positive?
Shigella, E. coli, Edwardsiella, Morganella, Y. enterocolitica
Which enterobacteriaceae is most responsible for urinary tract infections?
E. coli
A specialized media for Yersinia enterocolitica.
CIN media (Cefsulodin, irgasan, novobiocin).