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Is Shigella deadly? Yersinia?
Yes; both can kil, but number of deaths is not super high.
What are the main taxonomic classifications of Shigella?
Gram-negative, non-sporulating facultative anaerobe
What family does Shigella belong to?
Enterbacteriaceae (as is EColi - these are closely related)
Is Shigella catalase positive or negative?
Positive; all aerobes are positive.
What temperatures (and classification) does Shigella grow best?
Mesophile: 7 to 46
What are some unique characteristics of Shigella?
Lactose negative
No gas production during fermet.
Stress resistant (acid, salt, freezing)