Phylogenomics of Shiga’s epidemic dysentery bacillus (Shigella dysenteriae type 1)
The agent of epidemic dysentery, the bacterium Shigella dysenteriae type 1, was isolated in Japan in 1897 by Dr Kyoshi Shiga during a massive epidemic of bloody diarrhea that caused 20,000 deaths over a […]
The Unit includes two National Reference Centers (CNR) and a WHO Collaborating Center. Our interests are the population dynamics of bacterial enteric pathogens such Salmonella, Shigella/Escherichia coli and Vibrio, with a special focus on […]
2023Rapid emergence of extensively drug-resistant Shigella sonnei in France., Nat Commun 2023 Jan; 14(1): 462.
2022Population structure analysis and laboratory monitoring of Shigella by core-genome multilocus sequence typing., Nat Commun 2022 Jan; 13(1): 551.
2016Erratum: Global phylogeography and evolutionary history of Shigella dysenteriae type 1, Nat Microbiol 2016 10;1(11):16209.