Table 1.

Presence and size of the csg locus inShigella strains

StrainSerotypeCountry of isolationSize of csg PCR product (kb)
S. flexneri
 SBA13162bAustraliaNPa
 SBA13172aAustralia6.4
 SBA13182aAustralia6.4
 SBA13192aAustralia6.4
 SBA13202aAustralia5
 SBA13212aAustralia5
 SBA13222aAustralia6.4
 SBA13232aAustralia6.4
 SBA11731bAustraliaNP
 SBA13875aJapan5
 SBA13882aJapan5
 SBA13893aJapanNP
 SBA13902bJapan5
 SBA13914aJapan5
 SBA13926JapanNP
 SBA14012bAustralia6.4
 SBA14022aAustralia6.4
 SBA14034AustraliaNP
 SBA14042aAustralia5
 SBA14056AustraliaNP
 SBA14066AustraliaNP
 SBA14073aAustralia7.4
 SBA13084aAustralia6
S. dysenteriae
 SBA13931JapanNP
 SBA13943Japan6
 SBA13959Japan7
 SBA13966Japan6
 SBA13974JapanNP
 SBA13985Japan2.2
S. boydii
 SBA13811Japan6
 SBA13822Japan5.5
 SBA13833Japan3
 SBA13844Japan5.5
 SBA13857Japan4.4
 SBA13868Japan3
S. sonnei
 SBA1375Japan6.4
 SBA1376Japan6
 SBA1377Japan6.4
 SBA1378Japan6
 SBA1379Japan6
 SBA1380Japan6
 SBA1399Australia7
 SBA1400Australia6.4
  • a NP, no product.