Molecular Mechanisms of Pathogenicity in Shigella flexneri
Although shigellosis is endemic throughout the world, it is of special concern in developing areas in which poor sanitation and low personal hygiene standards are responsible for a large number of cases. Children represent the major target of the disease, and malnutrition certainly accounts for the severity of the cases as well as a significant rate of mortality.
KeywordsShiga Toxin Shigella Flexneri Ileal Loop Shigella Sonnei Phagocytic Vacuole
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