Research for infection protection
Rod-shaped bacteria (bacilli)

Shigella sonnei



Curved, straight or bean-shaped: bacilli come in many variants and are widely spread.

Shigella sonnei is a Gram-negative, facultative anaerobic, rod-shaped bacterium in the Enterobacteriaceae family.

The bacterium causes diarrhoea.

The main transmission path is direct or indirect contact with contaminated persons or objects.

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