Definition: 'Shigella Flexneri'
Shigella flexneriType: Term
1. a species found in the feces of symptomatic individuals and of convalescents or carriers; a common cause of dysentery epidemics, especially in Asia and the Middle East. Now known sometimes to be sexually transmitted through anal intercourse.
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