Molecular Mechanisms of Pathogenicity in Shigella flexneri

  • P. J. Sansonetti
  • B. Baudry
  • P. Clerc
  • A. T. Maurelli
  • X. Nassif
  • A. Ryter
Conference paper
Part of the Colloquium der Gesellschaft für Biologische Chemie 9.–11. April 1987 in Mosbach/Baden book series (MOSBACH, volume 38)


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.


Shiga Toxin Shigella Flexneri Ileal Loop Shigella Sonnei Phagocytic Vacuole 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. J. Sansonetti
    • 1
  • B. Baudry
    • 1
  • P. Clerc
    • 1
  • A. T. Maurelli
    • 1
  • X. Nassif
    • 1
  • A. Ryter
    • 2
  1. 1.Service des Entérobactéries, Unité INSERM 199Institut PasteurParis Cedex 15France
  2. 2.Unité de Microscopie ElectroniqueInstitut PasteurParis Cedex 15France

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